Parenting

Donuts & Coffee

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  One morning a couple of weeks ago before the start of school, my youngest daughter and I were running errands and enjoying the hot, steamy Texas weather ( a little sarcasm there) when she says to me, “Mom, let’s stop and get some donuts to enjoy with our coffee while we talk” Our coffee? […]

Just Show Up

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One week. That’s what’s left of our highly anticipated summer vacation.  As it turned out, we ended up not actually doing much of anything and, if the truth be known, I traded a crazy school day schedule for a crazy summer schedule. Endless hours of carting kids to ballet, gymnastics, track practice & meets, Vacation […]

Almost There: My New Love of Summer Vacation

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The last week of school has arrived.  Words can not begin to express just how happy I will be when these next 3.5 days are over.  Joyful! Jolly! Gleeful! None of these adjectives seems adequate to describe the level of delight I will experience on the last day of school. See that mom skipping all […]