Confessions of a Daughterless Mother
One wife and mother's take on life with three boys: noise, chaos, worry, smiles and a whole lotta love.
You Can Do Hard Things

The last few months have been a blur of last minute assignments, exams, baseball games, lacrosse playoffs, awards ceremonies, banquets, open houses, graduation! and life’s expectations. A few weeks ago while we were in the throws of the last week of senior year my ADHDer found himself under a pile of work he had to […]

Posted: 06/20/18 6:32 PM
Last Turn Home: Book Club Discussion Questions

I love books.  I love to read them (and re-read my favorites) and hold them in my hands. I have them squirreled away in several corners of my house – piles and stacks of my favorite collection of words.  

Posted: 04/23/18 8:44 PM
I Jumped

I’ve made no secret that the past two years have been difficult for me personally – concerns for my health, my family, my family’s health, and major life changes have all been placed in my path.  There were days I couldn’t see past the next minute, and some that I could stretch that focus to […]

Posted: 04/9/18 6:43 PM
What Parenting My ADHD Son Has Taught Me

When J was first diagnosed with ADHD I was relieved.  Finally, something to sink our teeth into. I believed with knowledge came power and we would now have the power to give him the tools to help him “fit” into the traditional school model.

Posted: 02/7/18 6:55 PM
My Ten Reasons Older Kids Rock

A couple days ago I posted the following conversation that happened in my kitchen:  “Coop’s home from school for the weekend. Walks in starts to make food just as As gets home from school. All standing in the kitchen As (14 yo) says: Momma can you hand me the butter?  Mind you – I am […]

Posted: 01/30/18 5:47 PM
My Resolution? No More Resolutions

All my life I thought I was a resolution girl.  For the past two decades — without fail– my resolution come Jan 1 has been to lose weight, exercise more and to create more balance.  A big kick in the ass to get my shit together. Fortunately or unfortunately, the last 2 years have been […]

Posted: 01/9/18 5:52 PM