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What I wouldn’t do to go back to the 17 year old me with the understanding that — though not perfect — home is where people know you. It’s where you don’t have to explain why and how you think the way you do because you’re all a product of similar experiences.
A group of local residents have come together to relocate The Real Santa to a new location in Rochester but, to do so, they need money to pay him for his time…not to mention to feed the reindeer.
Three teens are easily lured into meeting an adult man after meeting thru social media. How to protect your kids!
My 10-year old stayed home from school yesterday. His asthma was acting up and I didn’t feel 100% confident that he wouldn’t have a severe asthma attack at school. By the end of the day, I was seriously wishing I’d sent him to school. My patience was at an end. Late in the afternoon, IContinue reading “Creative and Bizarre Punishment”
So “the girl” is home from college. This is the moment I’ve been waiting for! She’s been gone for nine long months and has barely visited except when the dorms kicked her out for an extended vacation like Christmas and Spring Break. Oh boy have I missed her! Ya know how sometimes absence makes theContinue reading “A Rude Awakening”
I believe in Karma. I believe that when you do good deeds, they come back to you in the form of good deeds; and when you do bad deeds, it comes back to you in the form of bad deeds. Sometimes Karma takes her own sweet time in delivering on the goods, but other timesContinue reading “Revenge is Sweet!”
I like to think I have a sense of humor. I’m good at playing pranks on others, and I’m usually good at being on the receiving end. Usually. Last night, my sense of humor was greatly challenged. My 19 year old daughter is a freshman in college some three hours away. As most parents do,Continue reading “Testing Mom’s Good Humor”
I think I’m getting to an age where I need to consider stronger glasses and <gasp> hearing aids! Never was the latter more pronounced than earlier this week as I was driving my 10-year old home from swim practice. During his endless monologue from the back seat – and my tuning in and out withContinue reading “What’s that you said?”
As parents, we’ve all done it. Most of us, anyway. We’ve all told that little white lie, with the intention of protecting the imaginations and/or innocence of our children. You know the ones I’m talking about: those itty-bitty, tinnnnny white lies about Santa, the Tooth Fairy, the Easter Bunny…or even about Goldie the Goldfish whoContinue reading “Santa is watching you! Really…he is! I promise!”