Midlife Motherhood

College Visits at Supersonic Speed: Welcome to The Future.

How is it that my twins are doing college visits already? I know, I know, you guys have been through this years ago. Mommies In Orbit is a late bloomer, in all areas! They are starting their junior year in high school, so these visits are real eye-openers for all of us. There’s a strange phenomenon about raising kids, it’s like they are 10 years…

The Displaced Middle Aged Mom

Mommies In Orbit has been on an extended vacation from her blog, without really going anywhere.  I’ve done quite a bit of soul searching and reflection over the Summer months about life and in which direction I’m headed. Being a late bloomer, and a mid-life single Mom to teenage twins is uncharted territory.  Changing courses is never an easy task, but one that…

Teenagers Growing Up Fast…..

Anyone else asking, where did the school year go? It flew by quickly! As my teens exit their Freshman year of high school, and plunge into Sophomore year in the Fall, I am still trying to come to terms with the fact that the score is one down, three to go!  They are ready for Summer break, and so am I. We are all looking forward to…

Teenagers Learning To Drive…..Is There An App for That?

If I’ve ever needed an app in my life, it’s now!  A driving app to help me teach twin teenagers how to drive. I need an app that will give me courage when we are taking a 20 mph turn at 40! Yes, an app that will grant me patience and sanity to make it through the those…

dear teenagers, mom doesn’t even have a clue.

Dear Teenagers, So I have two of you to deal with. You guys are the loves of my life. I know sometimes you look to me for answers, advice, support, food, love and all that stuff. I’m here for you, I’ll give you everything I’ve got. But you know what? Sometimes I just don’t even have a clue. You know what I…

Reaching Out to Midlife.

Making the decision to reach out to midlife and accept what it has to offer, has been quite a learning experience.  Not that I have embraced all that has happened in the “middle years,” but I’ve found that it’s a lot simpler to accept what is coming your way, and let the rest slip away. Hold onto what is…