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Category Archives: Parenting

The Last Sock

I just washed my last boy-sock. It’s quite a bittersweet moment.  My youngest son, Monkey Boy, just turned 18.  He’s heading off for college this weekend.  And he’s taking his … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Mementos…

It’s funny the things we do as parents. I personally have a large box of various memorabilia spanning the lives of my two children.  Awards, report cards, preschool handprint art.  … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Planting Peace

(Photo Source) Man Child sent me this video yesterday of the Equality House recently purchased by Aaron Jackson and his nonprofit group Planting Peace.  The organization supports equality and anti-bullying … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Road to the Middle of Nowhere

I took Man Child back to school yesterday.  This is his third year of college, so it’s becoming less heartrending for me.  He attends a small private college in central Michigan, … Continue reading

September 3, 2012 · 1 Comment