Finally, Halloween, You’re Mine!

Three years. It’s been three years since Halloween fell on “my” time. But, today, Halloween is mine. My holiday season begins in October, and spans through the beginning of January. The air moves from frying eggs on the concrete temperatures to being able to walk outdoors without immediately breaking a sweat. It’s not cold, but...
No comments posted on October 31, 2016 in Life, Winging It, Mom Style

Can I Learn to Trust Tiny’s Teacher?

As an educator, and a former elementary school language arts teacher, it’s never really been difficult for me to trust my son’s learning to the people who instruct him. He’s been in daycare for most of his life. I chose the facility because of its ABEKA system, and also because, being a big, September kid,...
No comments posted on October 24, 2016 in Winging It, Mom Style

Blogger’s Block and the Frazzled Mom

I’m sitting here, trying to come up with something to blog about, and all I can think is that the laundry isn’t folded, there are dishes in the sink, I have over forty reflections to grade, and I need to edit–always edit. Still, I want to ignore all the actual, pressing issues–you know, the ones...
No comments posted on September 9, 2016 in Life

End of Summer Celebration, by Sweet Services

Another beautiful summer is coming to an end. And though we always are saddened to say “So Long” to the long, warm days of summer fun, we are grateful to celebrate the months of sun and fun we enjoyed. Wave goodbye to summer and embrace fall with an “End of summer celebration,” complete with a...
No comments posted on September 8, 2016 in Winging It, Mom Style

Breaking Assumptions on Divorced Parents

Every day I read something negative about divorced parents. Every day I hear some complaint about the “other” parent, the bad parent, the parent who makes life that much harder where children are concerned. Every day I hear the struggles, the woes, and the desire for a collaborative, co-parenting atmosphere. But, it’s usually followed up...
No comments posted on August 30, 2016 in Opinions, Winging It, Mom Style
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