Several months ago, our eleven-year-old suddenly morphed from a little kid into a tweenager. This (literal and figurative) development thrilled Lili and terrified us. Shortly thereafter,… Read more “The view from above”
Motherhood has always challenged me to be the best version of myself and this has never been truer than in the tween/teen years. Sometimes I am just so tired.
May is the WORST. Every year I say May is the worst and I swear to God, every year May gets worse.
Lately I’ve been feeling like parenting has gotten the best of me. This may be because of end of the school year exhaustion or maybe it’s my… Read more “Mother of the Year”
When I think back to my twelfth summer, I think about how I felt – shy, and unsure of myself. I had just finished 6th grade and… Read more “The One Lesson I Want My Son To Learn: Be True To Yourself”
When my son was little we would often host playdates. Sometimes we’d have two or three kids over at a time – especially in the summer when… Read more “5 Reasons I Want Your Kids At My House”
I have one daughter who is officially a “tween” and another close behind. When we announced that we were having a girl (and then another and then… Read more “Tweens: The Agony and The Ecstasy”
Holiday shopping is simple for little kids they typically have a list a mile long – and if not, you can give them a box and they’d… Read more “10 Holiday Gifts for Tweens”
We are at a major crossroad. We are deciding whether or not to get our son a phone for his 12th birthday. It’s once of those decisions… Read more “To Cell or Not To Cell”
I thought I was one of the lucky ones. After the picky toddler stage, my son had turned into a really good eater. He would gobble up… Read more “What Happened to My Healthy Eater?”