For the past two summers, I've struggled with the start of the new school year. One part of me is terribly excited for Super Boy to embark on another fun adventure of learning, apart from me and life at home, where he's becoming his own person. He loves school, loves his classmates, has a passion … Continue reading mixed emotions
I'm not ready to say goodbye to you just yet. You are the one season I look forward to during all the other cold months of the year. While the leaves fall, and the snow flies and the rain comes down in sheets, I dream only of you. You are lovely, lush, abundant, warm, inviting. … Continue reading oh, sweet summer
The one in the room full of wonderfully, blessedly fertile woman who everyone else looks at with pity and discomfort immediately after another of their ranks announces she's pregnant. It's even worse when the newly pregnant have already "lapped" me in pregnancy before. It's awful and awkward. It's incredibly, unbelievably uncomfortable. I don't know how … Continue reading I’ve become "that" woman…
Super Boy is six. Since he was about 12- or 18-months old, we've had him in classes of one sort or another, in part for education and in part for pure enjoyment. Obviously, as he's gotten older, the number of things he's interested in has increased, so choices often have to be made about which … Continue reading How Much is Enough?