I am sure you have heard this: “There are two sides to every coin?
Most of us have been on both sides at one time or another.
Child/Parent….my favorite! Sometimes around your parents, you feel like a twelve-year-old again. Or when you get around your own children and they like to tease and make you feel like a very old woman!
I have been a student, a public school teacher, a new mom, a homeschooling mom, a mom of public/private school teenagers, and a public school teacher, partially retired…in that order. I have been on both sides of the coin, maybe several coins. Often those coins were shiny…but sometimes very dull and scratched! Continue reading Which side of the Coin?
No, my first born is just…3…0…………30?!?!?!?!?!
He was the little guy who first made me a Mommy. He was the first human being to really teach me what “unconditional love” meant. I thought I knew….then he was born. So when the second one arrived, I was prepared and understood how that love multiplied and didn’t divide. Continue reading What? I have a 30 Year old Child?
I really like to read.
I remember devouring books as a little girl and on through adulthood. I was never one of those people who didn’t read for fun just because I had to read so much in college. In fact, as a little girl, I actually remember getting excited when we got new cereal because I knew that I would have something new to read on the back of the box when we ate breakfast. Continue reading Warm and Safe