He is only going half days for kindergarten. I tell everyone that it is because I don’t think he can handle full days yet. And that is true. The other reason is because I am not ready for him to do full days yet. He is my first and my only and I am clinging.
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When I was a kid, summer seemed to stretch on forever. Sleeping late, wearing shorts and running through sprinklers. And we had our share of day camps and a road trip or two but the majority of our time was unscripted and spontaneous. We were out of school from around Memorial Day to right after […]
I rock this parenting thing… until suddenly, I don’t. Last summer I hit my parenting stride as a veteran mother of three, I had gained confidence and skills. Or, at least that is how I felt. I had a well behaved four year old preschool graduate; a beautiful, happy two year old; and an easy, […]
“Read me another story, Mommy.” he says as he leans his tousled five-year old head against my shoulder. I rub my cheek against his hair, inhaling. He smells of the sandbox and play dough and needing a bath. “All right, just one more story,” I reply. He hands me a book and I start to […]
As our youngest enters kindergarten, I’ve now entered a new chapter in my own life. So, what’s next for this mom? For most of my adulthood, I enjoyed a thriving career as a journalist. But, for the past eight years, my primary responsibility has been as a mom. Everything else – my career, my friends, […]