Category Archives: Parenting/Single Parenting

Merry Christmas

We wish you a Merry Christmas!

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Teenager

Today I became the mother of a teenager. It is so amazing to witness her transformation into a young woman, to watch her laugh and delight in the day. Pancakes for breakfast, mani-pedi by mom, dinner at her favorite place, … Continue reading

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Today’s Proof

Today began the next round of NowYou Workshops, Digging Deeper. I’m looking forward to more exploration of self-portraiture. Going all in for the first week, putting my whole self in the scene. Here, from a typical Monday evening, with one … Continue reading

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Camp Visit

Way too early this morning, my friend and I drove out to camp to visit the girls in between sessions and to see the parent show at Ranch. We first went and picked up little one to take her along … Continue reading

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Afternoon Opera

Spent the afternoon at the opera with my big girl. She has been joining me since she was 7 and it has been fun watching her get more and more enjoyment out of the performances. Today, we saw The Mikado … Continue reading

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Evening Walk

We took a little walk before settling in to finish homework.

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Rites of Passage

First day of spring break. Oldest had her orthodontic consult. She was ready so the braces went on today. She was so proud. Proud mama, too. She did great. Growing up.

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Focus on Spring

One minute she is steppin’ up and mature, surprising me with her choices and insight. The next minute she is two years old again having trouble falling asleep and needing her mama. Today was one of those. Up and down. … Continue reading

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Kisses to Heaven

Sometimes it is hard being eight and having your daddy live in the spirit world. While we miss him all the times, sometimes are tougher than others. In order to give this tough time something we could do, I suggested … Continue reading

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Parent Pal

On my way in for weekly parent volunteer duty at youngest daughter’s school.

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