Category Archives: Relationships

Flat Rate Shipping

Okay, it is obviously time for me to get a grip. Do you know about flat rate shipping? You stuff as much as you possibly can into a small box white box with red print on it, hoping it will … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, College, Daughters, Empty Nest, Grief, Identity, Launching, Mothers, New York, Parenting, Relationships, Single Parenting, Teenagers, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Anxiety, Daughters, Fear, Launching, Mothers, New York, Parenting, Regret, Relationships, Single Parenting, Teenagers | Tagged , | 5 Comments

Money Talks

  Money money money.  How ever do we survive with our constant focus on money – all the fear and obsession, the mistakes, the debting, and especially, the college tuition!?! We are at that juncture now.  The final decision must … Continue reading

Posted in Anticipation, Anxiety, College Admissions, College Applications, College Auditions, Daughters, Financial Aid, Launching, Musical Theater, Parenting, Relationships, Single Parenting, Teenagers, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Grasshoppers

They follow me.  It started about 11 years ago one summer when I was beginning an intense spiritual process of change.  That year, like most of my summers, I went to two music camps.  The first one is in the … Continue reading

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Speak Love

It has been a rough few weeks.  There have been times lately when I have felt irritable and distant from my daughter.  I know she has been feeling it too.  We had a fight last week when I got tired … Continue reading

Posted in Daughters, High School, Homework, Launching, Mothers, Parenting, Relationships, Single Parenting, Sleep Deprivation, Teenagers, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments