Category Archives: Motherhood

15 today

My beautiful boy So you’re turning 15. Just writing that makes me get all tearful – silly right? but it’s true. But you know the good part of that is, I’m not tearful because I miss the tiny baby lying … Continue reading

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birthday card from my son

R gave me a handmade card with the following message inside. Of course it made me cry 🙂 Had to share it. “I can’t begin to tell you how much I love and appreciate you. You’ve always been there for … Continue reading

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The Great Big High School Debate

  UPDATE: Raph was accepted at both schools at which he applied and has chosen to go to Westerford. 🙂 So the time has come. With R turning 13 in less than a week (eee!) the next big decision on … Continue reading

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So R seemed happy enough when I collected him but after we dropped off his friend who needed a lift home I asked him how the meeting went and he said it was ‘a total disaster.’ When pressed for details … Continue reading

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Pride, in the name of love

I find myself once again amazed by my son. Some of you may recall that he hasn’t been his happiest this year, largely due to his being saddled with not the best teacher in the world, who doesn’t like boys … Continue reading

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