Tag Archives: College

A Letter to My Sons: 25 Things I Want My College-Aged Sons To Know

Dear sons, I remember many years ago when you were both very young, when your grandmother (my mother-in-law) said to me:  “Enjoy your children while you can, they’ll be grown and gone from home before you know it.”  I remember … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: All Grown Up

Today’s daily prompt:  When was the first time you really felt like a grown up (if ever)? I’m 53 years old and I’m not sure that I feel like a grown up to this day and to be quite honest … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Sweet Sixteen

Today’s daily prompt When you were 16, what did you think your life would look like? Does it look like that? Is that a good thing?   When I was sixteen, I dreamed a lot about being married, having children … Continue reading

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Homesickness and Monkey Bites

I am a homebody.  Always have been, always will be.  I don’t like getting too far away from  home.  An occasional vacation is nice but in the grand scheme of things, I prefer home over vacationing.  Call me boring, call … Continue reading

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A Memorable Graduation…. For Sure

It’s not every day you get to see your son become a rocket scientist.  I knew this would be a memorable day for my family for sure, but little did I know how memorable.  This past weekend my oldest son … Continue reading

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Ramblings From the Past Month…. or so

About a month and a half ago, I went on a huge decluttering rampage.  I was plain and simply sick of the clutter.  I constantly am amazed at how much “stuff” a family of four accumulates in such a short amount of time.  … Continue reading

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Anticipating the Empty Nest

  My youngest starts college in the fall.  I can’t believe it.  There are so many mixed feelings that go along with this big milestone.  There is joy and sadness, anticipation and excitement, and fear.  Sometimes I get a little weepy when … Continue reading

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