Dear Emma: a letter to my newest high school senior

Dear Emma, I’ve been working on this letter for over a month. I’ve deleted it completely now to begin again. How can it be? Parents say that all the time, but I just really don’t get it. You’re supposed to “always be baby Emma.” That’s what I promised you before Gloria was born. I didn’t

When you have teenagers you can’t talk about their crap.

When you read blogs written for mothers they are one of two things. They are either super vague or geared toward having young children. There is a good reason for this. When you have teenagers, you can’t talk about their crap. You can read blogs all day long about potty training and sleep training and

The time is now (Senior mom series)

There are so many clichés about being a high school senior. People will say, “This is only the beginning” or “The adventure begins here.” The quotes go on and they are all the same, it’s great to be a senior. You’re leaving the nest and stretching out your wings. You’ll still depend on your parents