Midlife Motherhood

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…