When I Fell in Love with Music: Songs in the Key of Life

I wish those days could come back once more. Why did those days ever have to go? ‘Cause I love them so These lyrics are appropriate for my relationship with music for several reasons. Firstly, I am so disappointed with most of today’s mainstream music, across several genres. I found myself listening to more “classic” music…

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Motherhood Ain't Easy

I apologize in advance for the grammatically incorrect title of today’s post. But sometimes, you’ve just got to tell it like it is. Last weekend I saw a friend and her two young daughters. She and I were both pregnant at the same time, during both pregnancies, and I had not seen her in quite…

Compassionate Children

This morning as I dropped the children off to school, one of my son’s first-grade classmates, Lisa (not her real name) was very sad and crying. She seemed to have had some separation anxiety issues this morning.  Just as a side note, I have noticed that the kids don’t cry on the first day of…

Back to School

This is the time of year when children all over the country are trading in their swimsuits and camp shirts for school uniforms and lunchboxes – ready to leave behind the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer and head back to school. I remember as a child, I LOVED this time of year! You got…