Teen, Teenager, Runner, Cross Country, Track, USATF, Mambas Track Club, Writer, Poet, College Seeking.
Don’t panic, YET!!!! You still have time to get your teen to college. If your child is in kindergarten then leave this page now! YOU HAVE TIME!!! You have yet to serve your time as a parent to a TEEN!
This time last year we had a Junior, and as I stopped to listen, many of her sophomore […]
The art of annoying your teenager comes to you from years of living with the human that calls you “Mum” amongst other names. People of younger heathens have been known to ask “How do you do it?” Well, it sneaks up on you. One day you are the parent of a really cool 8, 9, […]
Wishing all a Very Merry Christmas!!!
I hope that everyone has an amazing evening tonight, spending time with family, friends, significant others, family pets, neighbors…. I hope you all love, laugh, and enjoy tonight and have an Amazing Christmas Day!!!! It is a day to say Thank you, love and just be with ones family and people […]
Ever wonder where you lost the ability to hold a conversation with your kid?
I am passing along what I have learned from having a 17 and 12 y/o so far with regards to conversing with a teenager. Seriously there was a point where #1 Traveling Companion and I thought “How to Keep The Conversation Going?” […]
The Tree is Up, the Lights are Lit, the Santa’s are Out!
Twinkle Twinkle red balls and lights are up and shimmering on our tree. Every year since 2006 we have driven out to Richardson Tree Farm and bought our Christmas tree along with our dining room table decoration…
In past years we have done this at […]
Why Mum’s Get to Pick the Family Pet!
We own a hedgehog. Yes you read that correctly, in a moment of utter flipping Idiocy, foolishness, lost my effing mind, weakness I and # 1 Traveling Companion said YES to owning a hedgehog! We own a hedgehog! We did own two, one now resides elsewhere; more on […]
Defined as: Objectify,to present as an object, especially of sight, touch, or other physical sense; make objective; externalize.
A few weeks ago I received a distraught text from one of my oldest daughters friends “I need you for a second or two.” She went on to tell me that she needed my support and could I […]
Having a Drivers License is a Privilege
Not A Right!
The thought is that it is your right to have that little card in your wallet or purse, you took the course, put in the hours, took the test and PASSED! So therefore it is your right to be able to drive your vehicle. Well no it’s not, […]
Happy Place. That concocts so many different feelings and mental pictures for each of us.
I want you to read my “Happy Places” and as the words flow over you and bring to life those mental pictures, think what is
“Your Happy Places?”
What makes you smile?
What makes you stop and take a deep breath?
What makes you take that extra […]
What you may ask is the “Mother of all Road Trips”, and to that I will answer 7,500 miles round trip is the “Mother of all Road Trips”. Holy monkey nuts, yes 7,500 miles round trip, that is what we took on this summer.
# One Traveling Companion
F, the running teen
Bebe, the horse girl
A, F’s […]