Bullying sucks. Period. It doesn’t help anyone. It doesn’t help the person being bullied nor does it even help the person doing the bullying. Instead it causes hurt and anger. Growing up I was overweight. Surely not as overweight as I am today but I was not as skinny as the girls in the Calvin… Read More »
HERSHEY’S CAMP BONDFIRE Every other year my dad’s side of the family holds a reunion. It’s one of the only times in the summer that we get to go camping. There is something so comforting about sleeping in a tent (although it’s not comfortable), talking to family members while sitting by a campfire, starring at… Read More »
I took these photos of the flowers in my yard. Thought I’d share them…..just because.
My daughter is 19 and soon to be 20 years old. The government considers her an adult, except when it comes to drinking. She can vote, drive a car, go to college and sign legal documents. Why is it as parents we still struggle with raising our kids, even when they are considered adults? I… Read More »
Thanks to a snowstorm in Massachusetts last weekend, my daughter had an unexpected trip home this week. The storm hit on Saturday and most, if not all, of the area lost power, including her campus (Westfield State University). Classes were cancelled on Monday and then again on Tuesday. Power came back on Tuesday but the college… Read More »
I’m watching the movie Crossroads on Showtime this afternoon. It stars Britney Spears and features her song I’m Not a Girl, Not yet a Woman. I’m watching the end of the movie and I break down in tears. My daughter is a sophomore in college and is in another state attending college. She is my… Read More »
I keep hearing about how much our world has changed. With two teenagers in the house I can definitely see where things are different. When I was teenager we could only watch cartoons on Saturday Morning. I loved watching After-School movies when I got home from school. Now they can watch cartoons 24/7 (if we… Read More »