In the Middle

My teenage son teases me. “You’re old,” he laughs. Nope, I’m just older. Older than he is for sure, also older than I was. But really, I’m in the middle. Middle age. It almost chokes me to say it. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay We’re also in the middle of so much, all of … Continue reading In the Middle

Ready Not Ready

Our youngest starts high school tomorrow. So obviously we cleaned out his school backpack this weekend. What? You had your child clean out their backpack in June? Yah, that would make sense. That’s not how we roll, and definitely not how this summer went. Although Guy did sneak a peak in, oh, July, and discovered … Continue reading Ready Not Ready

Thankful Thursday – Fall Blooms

About this time six years ago, a few weeks into Tween's second grade year, his teacher found me admiring bulletin boards in the breezeway. She said, "Hey, can you give me a tip? Tween doesn't seem to realize he's in school." I immediately replied, "Oh, give him some time. He'll realize it's no longer summer … Continue reading Thankful Thursday – Fall Blooms