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...

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY SINGLE MOMMA’S

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...

5 Habits of a Relaxed Mom

My son is 11 now. At this stage of the game,  I have so much more to be uptight about than I did when he was a baby, but I prefer to just relax and smile through all the trials and tribulations of parenting a preteen. Don’t get me...

My theme for this year is “LETTING GO”

  It is the end of the school year AND I am struggling, just like the rest of my parent friends. I literally think about throwing chips, soy sauce packets and left over sweet tea from McDonald’s into my son’s lunch kit. The uniform situation is killing me! The long...