5 Things I Learned as the Mother of the Bride

2018-05-29T10:35:47+00:00

Is your child getting married soon? If so, you may be feeling: Overwhelmed. A bit sensitive. Unusually nostalgic. You're not alone. A wedding is a pretty dramatic event for the entire family---especially for mothers. At least is was for me. When my daughter Caroline walked down the aisle, it was a profound moment for both of [...]

5 Things I Learned as the Mother of the Bride 2018-05-29T10:35:47+00:00

When Your Child Leaves Home

2017-09-18T17:31:36+00:00

I knew it was time for my child to leave, but I held on to him for one last, long minute thinking: I'm not sure I can let you go. Is this permanent? It's just so far. Then Bryant (my son) left to begin his new life, working in Montana . . . M o n [...]

When Your Child Leaves Home 2017-09-18T17:31:36+00:00

Bad First Day Of School? How NOT to Handle It

2017-08-02T11:34:59+00:00

Ready or not, it's the first day of school. For some, it will be a great day. For others, it will be a tough one. Years ago, when I picked my daughter up after the first day of school, I could see her crushed little spirit even before she got into the car. A teacher had [...]

Bad First Day Of School? How NOT to Handle It 2017-08-02T11:34:59+00:00