Adivce To My Son As He Graduates From High School

  Two weeks to go before the high school graduation for my youngest and I keep wondering if he knows some basic life skills. Yes, I am happy for him to start his next chapter. Yes, I am sad and a little overwhelmed that this fulltime parenting thing is almost over. I have put myself…
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When Good Enough Is Simply Good Enough

first day of kindergarten and first day of senior year   My mantra of late has been “good enough.” I am struggling with facing my empty nest. I wish I would have done so much more with my kids. Did I teach them everything they will need in life? Do they even know how to…
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Planning The Simple Graduation Party

The graduation announcements have started to flood my mailbox and my Facebook event invite section. I am one year away from throwing my final graduation party and it is coming too soon. Last night while I looked at my son and put my arm on his shoulder, I said to him that I am sure going…
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Advice To My Son As He Graduates From High School

  My middle son is graduating in a few days and I am starting to wake up in a sweat wondering if I have taught him everything that he will need to know when he ventures off to college in the fall. I don’t know what it is with parenting that we think we only…
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Post Graduation Tips To My Son

  The countdown is on for my oldest child to leave the nest. I am feeling the twinges of guilt suddenly worried that I didn’t teach him everything he needs to know before he leaves home. I keep reminding myself that this is what our goal in parenthood is all about; we want our children…
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