Category Archives: Motherhood Musing

What’s the big deal about Brittney Johnson!?!

I’m so glad you asked! She’s the first Black female lead in the role of Glinda on Broadway’s Wicked! I am very hopeful that by the time Anna is a grown woman we won’t have to make a big deal … Continue reading

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And one flew the nest…

There’s really no easy way to start this post. I’ve written the first sentence and deleted it many times. How does a mom summarize in a post her experience raising her first child and then preparing to launch him into … Continue reading

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Three weeks in…

So, the kids have completed three weeks of school and the short version is, they’re doing great. In fact, we all are. I’ve wondered many times over the past 15 years if I’d have a crisis of identity when my … Continue reading

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Mother-Son Dates

I recently had a mom who is a few years behind me in this parenting journey ask me how to connect with her sons as they grow from little boys into preteens, teens, and into adulthood. Please note that I … Continue reading

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20 just sounds grown-up.

I have a 20-year-old. Weird. Hayden is amazing, brave and kind, thoughtful and helpful. He may be messy, but his artistry makes up for it. 2020 and 2021 has been harder on him than anyone else in our family. Imagine … Continue reading

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Girl Date: Roosevelt Island

I told Anna all about the pretty pink flowers Matt and I saw on our Roosevelt Island date and mentioned that I would love to take her on a Girl-date there next year. She missed the “next year” part and … Continue reading

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