Beyond Grade School

I recently attended a parent information meeting regarding my oldest’s son’s transition into middle school.  I must admit, I am in some serious denial about him attaining this milestone, but going to this meeting made it seem much more real. In only couple short months he will be on his way.  He is ready.  I

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The Walk and Talk

Ever since we were able to reincorporate dogs back into our home well over three years ago, daily walks are a part of my life.  When I had my first dog, Kisses (may she rest in peace), I walked that dog all over Wrigleyville.  As my family expanded and we moved to the suburbs, my

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The More You Give, the More You Get

Currently my husband’s work travel is on hold until next year.  I am preparing myself for the coming trips of 2017.  I already have learned so much from his time away this year that I’m hoping that it will be easier on all of us in the future.  The biggest change I would like to

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Fuel to the Fire

A few weeks ago I had a positive phone call with my oldest son’s teacher.  He had decided not to try out for his school’s math team and I had reached out to his teacher to discuss this.  His heart didn’t seem into it and I wanted her perspective.  At this age (11), how much

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