Category Archives: Pre-teen

Forty and Firsts… One Blogger’s Inspiration

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You Have Been Ghosted

Boo! You have been ghosted! At night children of all ages are running throughout my neighborhood after dark, sneaking up to front doors, leaving behind bags, ringing bells, and then running away. When I was little we called this ringing … Continue reading

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Camp finale… sad goodbyes

Although it seems like yesterday, eight years ago I dropped my baby girl off at camp when she was only four years old. With a ton of excitement and lots of anxiety I left her at the park with counselors … Continue reading

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Father Daughter Shopping Trip

Recently my 11 year old daughter asked if we could go to the store to buy new underwear.  I considered this a pretty innocuous request and really didn’t pay it that much attention. Okay so we will go to the … Continue reading

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Do you think the fashion gene skips a generation?

I always wonder whether fashion sense is a gene. Doesn’t it seem like some people are just born knowing the latest trends and who the hot designer is. Some people just know how to put their clothes together and they … Continue reading

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To Pierce or Not to Pierce… that is the question

Several months ago my daughter Caroline approached my husband and I with a question. Her common introduction to these queries is, “Can I ask you a question?” Whenever I hear this phrase or see it in a text my stomach … Continue reading

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As soon as I die…

“Give me a sec.” Wait, just let me die.” One more minute, as soon as I die.” These are the phrases uttered repeatedly by my children. Even my four year old!  It is completelt unsettling! There is just something inherently … Continue reading

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