Category Archives: Fear

Unbearable In-Betweeness

This is the summer between high school and college. There is an awareness of my child actually being a legal adult since turning 18 in May. She decides what she does and even though I find myself unable to shut … Continue reading

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It’s DONE!!!

The time has come. High school is finished.  OVER.  DONE.  So strange to have focused this blog on the past two years of high school..  And now what?   Prom is over.  Final exams forgotten.  Graduation finished.  Speeches made, tassles switched, … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Choices, College Admissions, Daughters, Fear, Graduation, High School, Launching, Mothers, Parenting, Single Parenting, Success, Teenagers, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Fear and Faith

It’s now March 26th.  The torture of waiting for college acceptance or rejection letters and checking the mail each day only got worse.  I would have written during the past few weeks except I was in a state of such … Continue reading

Posted in Anticipation, Anxiety, College Admissions, College Auditions, Daughters, Fear, High School, Launching, Mothers, Musical Theater, Parenting, Single Parenting, Success, Teenagers, Uncategorized | Tagged | 6 Comments


Where the hell is our rain?  Is anyone else as upset about this as I am?  I scour the internet daily looking for answers as to why we are so cracked and dry on the California Coast.  They say there … Continue reading

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