Getting past a fear of food

I'm writing this blog post mainly for my records to help me solve this mystery as I put pieces together in the future. Last night, I had an extreme food reaction. It's the third time in 2018 this has happened. It came on suddenly about 20 minutes after I ate dinner....

When all the things feel like big things

If you read my last blog post about visiting colleges, you might have gotten the impression that I have been winning at parenting. In fact, I even felt that way for about 2.5 minutes. Then, I woke up Tuesday morning. I suddenly remembered that prom was on Saturday. I...

When your mom gets overly excited about the college visits

During the last few weeks, my oldest son and I have been visiting colleges. At first, I was scared to death to start this process. I gave myself a deadline of January of his junior year to start making appointments. I pushed our start date back to February, and...
Minimalist

Minimalist

The one thing I have been dreading most about our move has been the timing. We were supposed to close on our house today, and I have spent way too much time trying to predict how this day would go. It's the second to last day of school. The kids would go off to school...

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Happy endings

Happy endings

Does anyone else feel like we JUST started the school year? And now it's ending. Last night, we had our fourth grader's last spring show at school. This will be the last one for our family for a while because once the kids are in 5th grade, they move up to take part...

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Waiting for us

Waiting for us

Sunday morning I woke up in a panic. The last few weeks have been jam-packed with inspections and repairmen and phone calls and appointments related to getting our house ready to sell and buying our new house. Finally, over the weekend I had time to make some progress...

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