115 Wednesdays: The Journey Ends Here (and begins)

          I cannot believe we are finally here. My mom’s famous one liners, the faces we all make, it’s truly just us riffing on moving forward with the perspective of 3 generations. It’s just before he graduates and we get...

115 Wednesdays: When There’s Just Conflict With A Teen

  UGH! Conflict with a teen! This was a week where conflict was inevitable. As I discuss in the video Jordan is going through a stage called Individuation. Long story short, he’s pulling away from me, and conflict is one of the ways that happens. And,...

115 Wednesdays: Life with A Senior In High School

I’ve always wondered what it’s like to have a senior in high school. Moms were always so vague… and counting days for the kids to graduate. Obviously the kids were growing up into adults right in front of them and I wanted to know things like...

115 Wednesdays: Between Not Knowing And Flight

  It’s February 17th. This photo is what it looks like when the deadline to apply is February 16 at midnight and it’s February 15th at 10:30pm. I’ve always asked women who have gone before me what it’s like to not know… to have no...

115 Wednesdays: Moments Before We Know About College

Everything in my home happens after October. In the span of 9 weeks, we celebrate my birthday, Jordan’s birthday, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. This year, add in finding out about college. This moment, I don’t know anything. Any day now, the college he most...

Autumn and Expectations: Parenting Lessons

I grew up in New England where Autumn’s colors blazed in October. I can remember being a teen and hearing my grandmother say “OH the colors!!!” I didn’t get it. I didn’t really care. There are the colors again, it’s Autumn, big...

Post #100 : 21 Lessons From The Life of a Mom (Coach)

Celebrating Post #100!!!! I have random truths floating in my head most days… It’s mostly  things I keep working on/ telling myself/ self-talk about being a mom. While I can’t play the perfection card, I can play the “I’ve got this...

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