Category Archives: Parenting

Maleficent with a 7 Year Old

I’ve mentioned before how my daughter’s commentary is sometimes the most entertaining part of a movie or program. I shared her quotes last year when we went to see Iron Man 3, and again in February during the opening ceremonies … Continue reading

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Cheerlouder

I’m a cheerlouder – not a cheerleader, I could never be a cheerleader. I just don’t have the pep and coordination for that kind of thing (it’s ok, I can say that – some of my best friends are cheerleaders). … Continue reading

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The Day I Became Beautiful

I knew because she looks at me the way I look at her. Because in her eyes, I am beautiful. Because she sees herself in me. Continue reading

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Snow Emergency

I should be at home coming up with something fun to write. Instead, I’m at Target, 45 min before close, looking for snow pants and boots because Mommy, the teacher said I need them for tomorrow! Or else I can’t … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Role

I wrote this for my mom years ago.  I found it looking through some old folders on my computer today.  I hope one day my daughter feels this way about me.  Love you, Mom! As an infant, I needed a … Continue reading

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Size Matters

As we’re getting ready for our vacation of a lifetime – a Disney cruise around Italy (I know! Can you even stand the excitement??) – we’re doing a little research so the kids can appreciate some of the sights that … Continue reading

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Nurture and Nature

This is a few years old (hence the Jersey Shore reference), but it’s been on my mind a lot lately so I thought I’d resurrect it from my archives. Reading it now, I can’t help but think how smart I … Continue reading

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