Midlife Motherhood

Midlife Motherhood, Anyone?

“Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.” Meryl Streep If you’re thinking about starting a family and you’re worried about the biological clock, or you’re thinking, how will I get from here to there, this book is a must-read. “The ZEN of MIDLIFE MOTHERING,” compiled and collected by Cyma Shapiro is a very inspiring read…

Who Has Time For A Midlife Crisis?

I was just thinking the other day that I must have missed my mid-life crisis.  I looked high and low and couldn’t find it anywhere. Then I suddenly remembered, I was raising kids at just about the time I was supposed to be experiencing a midlife crisis! Then again, juggling twin babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and now teenagers is a crisis all by itself! Yes, I…

How to Act When Your Kids Are Far Away!

I don’t get to have the house to myself all that often, but when I do, it’s a whole new ballgame. Since the kids aren’t around for a couple of days, it’s just me and the canines, The Black Dog and Smart, Sassy Border Collie! The first thing that goes by the wayside is dinner, ain’t no cooking going on…

What Teens Want,{maybe}!

If you have teenagers, then you know how difficult it is to figure out their language. I have two, the same age, and some days I just don’t know what they want or don’t want. And since we are new at this, treading into the teenage mind is like walking on Mars. I have however, figured out a few things: If you dare enter their room…

Is There An App For That?

Wouldn’t it be grand if we could buy an app for some of the more difficult tasks in life? How about a Parenting 101 app? That would top my Christmas list, since kids still don’t come with a manual. With a tap on the screen, the app would open up, in vibrant colors, just for fun, and explain to us why it’s…