How Kindergarten Set Our School Standard Like a Boss!

As Mitchell walked into 6th grade today,  I found myself reflecting on the lessons his Kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Kimberly Michael taught us both. I never expected the training I received as a parent. Apparently, I needed it as much as Mitchell needed Kindergarten–even more so. When your children enter a real school setting in Kindergarten, the game changes. […]

Middle School Years-UH-OH! How do we cope?

WHAT?? WAIT!!!! WHO?? I think I am going to be sick!  Mitchell will be in middle school next year! I AM NOT READY! If you are a parent entering the middle school years, please know that tears are OK. Please understand that looking at your child and thinking, “who the hell are you and where […]


HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY TO ALL THE SINGLE MOM’s  This is the hardest job, you will EVER LOVE! You are doing a great job! One of my favorite writers was and will always be, Erma Bombeck. She just had a way with words and could tell the best stories. Here is her take on being a […]