Category Archives: The Boy

How Did You Do It?

The boy came home from work one day, and was getting ready to head out again to an evening class at his college. “Working and going to school is exhausting,” he said. “How did you do it?” How did I … Continue reading

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The Boy Goes To College, Redux

Several of you have asked how it’s been having the boy at home again, after his first year away from college. You may remember late last summer when I composed a series of posts, Letters to My Son in the … Continue reading

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Choosing Your Battles: How do you feel about hair?

My dear friend Carmela is my mom role model. You’ve seen the WWJD? bumper stickers? Well, when faced with parenting issues, I think: What Would Carmela Do? Carmela is mom to four girls and seems to make all the right … Continue reading

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I Seem to Remember Having a Son

Apparently a college kid is coming to live with us in about a week. Having been just the two of us, the girl and the dog for what seems like forever, it’s going to be an adjustment. It was only … Continue reading

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The Boy at College

It’s November and he’s only called to ask for money once. And that was recently. And he needed money to do laundry (!) and his debit card wasn’t working. He’s been home twice. Once, because there was a hurricane/tropical storm … Continue reading

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