Milestone Birthdays

Depending on your age “milestone birthday” evokes a different reaction. A twenty year old on the verge of a legal trip to the bar likely feels more jovial that a thirty-nine and three-quarter year old. My personal experience with milestone birthdays has...

Breaking the Cycle

I’m a casual football fan. By that I mean if their is an art fair to attend, leaves to rake, or just about anything else to do on a Sunday afternoon it will take precedence over sitting and watching football. Thursday and Sunday night games are more likely to be...
A Mohawk to Picture Day

A Mohawk to Picture Day

Our son is shy. He can be painfully shy. He often is uncomfortable even speaking to adults he sees regularly. My husband and I both remember being the same way as kids. In fact, I remember wishing I could disappear when spoken to. My grandparents’ neighbors...

Back to School Myths

So my one and only kiddo has been a full time student for one week as of today. He seems pretty happy, despite some mild daily complaining about hating it. He doesn’t really hate school, he may however strongly dislike that it limits his time engineering Lego...