Happy Birthday to My Boys and Kindergarten Goals for this Next Year

August is closing, and it’s hard to believe that Autumn is almost here.  It’s been a busy month.  During the first week we were still in Chicago visiting relatives and going to all the places that I shared in this, this and this post.  Right before we left Chicago, my boys’ grandparents threw them a big … Continue reading Happy Birthday to My Boys and Kindergarten Goals for this Next Year

Every Mother’s Experience Is Different

In my latest column for the Barrow Journal, I wanted to honor the fact that every mother's experience is different, and as I write about my boys, my family, and how we do things, I know that other mothers might not have the choices available to them that we do, or maybe they don't want to do what we do. Parents all have to decide what is best for their kids and their family as a whole. If kids have loving parents who are trying their best to do what they think is right, then they are lucky. We don't all have to do it the same way.