Tag: children

Cap and Gown

My daughter is graduating from 8th grade this year. She has gone to a private school since she was three and this is a pretty big deal in our house. We have spent the last 6 months looking at high schools and we have narrowed it down to one private high school. She is an…

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Cold Water with Like Colors

“What are the directions?” I asked my 7 year old daughter when she told me we needed to do a Book Mobile for her reading book Chocolate Fever. She replied that there were no instructions she was just supposed to put pictures and fun things from the book on paper and tape them to a…

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Mismatched Socks

There are times, fortunately not often, but times none the less when I am overwhelmed with sadness.  Days or moments when the world seems unfair.  I used to be a very optimistic person, naive and optimistic, but now I find that I am learning to expect nothing and that bad things happen.  Even now the…

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Whitest Whites

My apologies for not posting, but I have been all consumed with my glorious vacation in Oysterville, Washington. Oysterville is on Long Beach is a large sandbar off the cost of Washington State. We rented a house in Oysterville (at the end of Long Beach), as a side note the full time year round population…

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The Spin Cycle

There are days when my life seems to fly by and others when life just seems so long.  When my children were younger life seemed to zip right by moving through diapers and first days of school.  As they get older, I have days when life seems really long.  Soon they will be gone off…

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