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Dawn Quyle Landau
Mother, Writer, treasure hunter, aging red head, and sushi lover. This is my view on life, "Straight up, with a twist––" because life is too short to be subtle! Featured blogger for Huffington Post, and followed on Twitter by LeBron James– for reasons beyond my comprehension.
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Tag Archives: college age kids
Here’s the HuffPo piece… for those of you who let me know that you don’t want to go over there. You can’t say I’m not accommodating. It’s been almost three weeks since I left my youngest child at college. Given … Continue reading
This Mother’s Heart Stretches and Grows…
In the past two months, the fact that two of my three kids have flown the coop has really been settling on me. It’s happened in ripples, and kicks, and sputters and tsunami waves of emotion and adjustment, over the … Continue reading
Posted in Adventure, Aging, Awareness, Blog, Blogging, Daily Observations, Israel, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Personal change, Tales From the Motherland, Women, Women's issues, Writing Tagged Adult children, aging, China, college age kids, Israel, parenting, Tales from the Motherland, Transition 28 Comments
The Things We Do For Love… Dog Love.
This is a very different story than the one I wrote about our beloved dog Callie, who died two years ago at 15 (read This Is Not Just a Tail, But a True Love Story). This is a love story … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness, Blog, Blogging, Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Musings, My world, Parenting, Personal change, travel, Wonderful Things, Writing Tagged Chiweenie, college age kids, College life, Dogs, Large dogs, Living in the dorm with a pet, Love story, parenting, pets, Small dogs, Tales from the Motherland 9 Comments
Whose Nest is Empty Anyway?
Warning: This may not be palatable for certain college age offspring, of say, mine. While not intended to be a lecture… it might have become one along the way. Read with caution, but know that I mean it. This year … Continue reading
Posted in Blog, Daily Observations, High School, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Teens Tagged college age kids, college age kids returning home, empty nest, high school, Humor, life after kids, life after the kids leave, mothers, parenting, parenting roles, teen years, ungrateful, writing 10 Comments
Some days are diamonds, some days are stone.
Summer seems to be finally here. Here in the Pacific Northwest, that means that it’s not as cold, not raining and we are all giddy for that alone. Officially, none of us really expect summer until after July 4th, which … Continue reading
Posted in Honest observations on many things, Parenting, Women's issues Tagged ADHD, college age kids, running away, Summer, summer camps Leave a comment