Tag Archives: parenting

Blink: A Mother’s Heart

  THEN….                                    AND NOW! In the past months I’ve written words and more words… in my head. I’ve written about the lengthening days … Continue reading

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So Your Kid’s Graduating From High School… Listen Up!

 Note: I wrote this when my youngest son, Man Cub, was getting ready to graduate high school. I’d been there before; I thought I knew what I was in for. Now, two days before he graduates from college, the world … Continue reading

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The Mother of All Heartbreaks

Dear readers, I have been working on a piece for days… but mostly, I’ve been working on a lot of things, and getting no where! However, I got an invite to contribute something to the Today show Parenting Team site … Continue reading

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Malia Obama Is Taking a Gap Year, What About Your Child?

Warning: This post is about one of my children. Admittedly, I am not entirely objective when it comes to my kids; who is? Beware, there may be random acts of bragging, but this kid is pretty awesome, and I could … Continue reading

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Aging: Do The Math!

When I departed Tel Aviv, Israel, about 36 hours and hit submit on a Huffington Post piece: on aging, and the crisis that my son’s birthday created for me recently–– I figured it would be out there in a week … Continue reading

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Something Slutty This Way Comes: Halloween For Girls

Ok, I admit it: I’m getting old. I find myself lost in the crazy world of progress. Some days lately, I sound like an old lady even to myself! Look at all those naked butts! These black leggings have got … Continue reading

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The Last Chick Flies…

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

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