This is our second week of being back to school, and I’m feeling a little lost trying to set the new routine, but I’m thrilled that it wasn’t nearly as difficult as I anticipated it would be. During … [Read more...]
Isn’t There an Adult Around? When the Child Becomes the Parent.
My mother is having open heart surgery right now. I’ve been shaking since yesterday morning. The nerves committed, with equal swiftness and intensity, to the panic attack agenda. Nerves are bastards. … [Read more...]
Mothers & Daughters and the Gilmore Girls
I didn’t watch Gilmore Girls when it was on TV, because I am late to everything that is awesome. And I am super stubborn about watching a series when I haven’t been in on it from the beginning. And … [Read more...]
Back to School. Eventually.
School starts tomorrow for my kids. On a Wednesday. At first I was convinced that the theatre camp Molly attended in the summer was backfiring in a big way and had made my truthful tween into a … [Read more...]
Girls Who Code
Nerdguy has been running a video game programming camp for Molly and Grace all weekend. Every summer he likes to teach Molly something in-depth related to programming, and she soaks it up as one of … [Read more...]
Meatloaf is a Leftover. Not our Daughters. #changedestiny
With three tween girls in the house, it’s led me to ponder the change in power that is gradually moving in. When they were little I couldn’t control who they played with at school, or who they chose … [Read more...]