Category: parenting

I’m telling you all now: this post is going to be all over the place. And I won’t have any pretty post image either. What’s kept me from writing these last couple of weeks is a multitude of things. The primary reason is that my children had Covid (they were really sick and I was […]

I’ve got a stress headache. My work is stressful but normally I can put that aside. The problem is my non-work hours are also stressful. My son just started high school. My daughter just dropped out but did go to orientation for the high school program at the local community college. But neither of them […]

In the last 24 hours I’ve: Moved around my bedroom and living room furniture Cleaned my apartment Bought plants for my apartment Got rid of old boxes Boxed-up books I never read to donate to the library Created a new email address for friends and family Wrote someone special a hand-written letter Started reading a […]

We withdrew our 16-year-old daughter from high school this morning. It’s scary. The wide unknown, not knowing what’s next. She’s either going to take GED courses, do adult high school at the community college, or just take the GED and see if she passes (and then what?) I’ve been in sort of a “what-if” frenzy. […]

I’ve been so tight, so stressed, so overwhelmed. But something happened last night that released some of my tension, and then today was a better day. We went to my son’s Freshman (9th grade) high school orientation. My son was chill, he took the map and navigated to his classrooms, we met the teachers and […]