How To Cope With Your Child’s High School Graduation!

How To Cope With Your Child’s High School Graduation!   Tis the season for graduation.  As a mother of three teenagers, I’ve seen my share of milestones come and go.  High school graduation seems to be some sort of emotional catalyst for most of us parents.  Even though we are proud of our children and their accomplishments, it feels somewhat like they are being yanked away from us.  I suppose that while the children are transitioning into young adulthood, we {Read More}

That One Mom Favorites From 2013

  As the year draws to a close, I thought I would share some of my own favorite posts with you! I know as a blogger you are supposed to find your niche.  And I know you are supposed to be constantly striving to come up with new things to draw attention.  Personally, I love to craft and cook and decorate, but most of my favorite posts are really just about my life and how I feel about it on {Read More}

College Move-In Day: “Call Me If You Need Me.”

    “Call me if you need me.”  How many times have I said these words to someone?  How many times have I uttered this phrase when what I really wanted to say was, “I need you to need me,” “I need you to remember I’m here,” “I need to hear your voice.”   I dropped my oldest son off at college last week.  That seems so simple.  We did so much more than that.  I rode in the car {Read More}

Ten Awesomely Amazing Graduation Gift Ideas!!

  Graduation is upon us and it’s time to start doling out the gifts.  98% of students surveyed said that their gift of choice is cash.  Not really…I just pulled that percentage off the top of my head.  But I know a lot of teenagers and it’s probably closer to 99.2%!! If you are like me and you cannot afford to buy your graduate a new car or hand them a check for $50,000 then you might need a few {Read More}

High School Graduation: Should I Celebrate or Medicate??

Graduation.  A time to look back on the past with fond remembrance and toward the future with hopeful expectations. Quick…put that on a greeting card! Most years I don’t pay attention to the graduation season.  There have a been a few friends and family members to graduate in recent years and while I was very happy for them, none of these ceremonies have caused me massive amounts of excitement or trepidation. Until now.  Because now I have a Senior.  And {Read More}