Tags archives: tweens

  • The Summer of Sorry.

  • I’ve been writing a little about the subtle and not-so-subtle changes in my son who is heading to Middle School in two short months. Having a soon-to-be 8th grade daughter, I kind of know what to expect. Mood swings, not wanting to be around family as much, and thinking they just need two things i[...]
  • It's just the garbage.

  • Ella left for school this morning frustrated because I wouldn't let her leave until she took out the garbage. The garbage that she said she'd take out yesterday. A few minutes passed before Griz and I left to chase after her. She's almost 13, in middle school, involved in sports after school, a[...]
  • I have five months.

  • Let's see that doesn't sound great, does it. Instead of thinking about what I might begin to lose in five months, I am challenging myself to think about what I am going to soak up and enjoy while it lasts. However long that may be. Yes, it's January. This kid has five more months of elementary sc[...]
 
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