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    And Then There Was One

    May 11, 2017

    One by one, my children unintentionally and innocently keep knocking the wind out of me. First my son flew the coop, now my first girl is about to do the same. Our poor youngest…

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    The Empty Passenger Seat

    March 6, 2017

    Well, my car buddy has moved on. My co-pilot no longer needs to ride in the jump seat on a regular basis. My third and youngest child just got her driver’s license. When I…

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    The Beginning of Goodbyes…

    February 18, 2017

    Just like I imagined, having a high school senior girl is very different from having a high school senior boy. Boys are black and white. Read: simple. Girls are Technicolor. Read: not so simple.…

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    The After Party

    January 22, 2017

    Through the social years of formal dances, my house has hosted many after parties. Meaning, the “party” after the dance – you know, where the kids can continue to hang out and eat. Because…

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    Something New

    December 22, 2016

    I hope all who are reading this are having a wonderful Christmas season with their families. But I do have one question: Is anyone else tired out there? Since the holidays have kicked in…

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    Stupid Groundhog Day

    November 14, 2016

    Well, here I am again, darn it. It’s Groundhog Day all over again. I am in the throes of senior year in high school with another child. Where my mind swirls in a million…

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