Flying the Nest – Goodbye Children…

Nobody told me that the hard part about parenting is when they are 18 and move out. It’s so hard. You no longer make any of their decisions for them.  Even though the last 18 years you were making all of them. Worse than the fact that they don’t need you, you feel forgotten about.  […]

My baby is turning 18

I wonder if most parents start to feel anxiety when their child is about to turn 18. I’m not talking empty nest, because I still have three more daughters that will be home. She is moving out this summer after she graduates and turns 18 in just 20 days! I certainly have been feeling the […]

Yes, I Ticketed my Teen for Not Listening!

I would like to think that this is part of the crafty side of this blog. Of course, maybe that’s up for debate. However, disciplining or reminding teens to do things does require a bit of creativity if I’m not going to continually yell at them or give up and do something myself instead of […]