The Ache That Happens As Your Kids Grow Up

In August, we dropped my oldest off at college. He is living on campus at a university that is almost two hours from our house. It’s not that far, but far enough to feel the distance. As we moved him into his room and helped him set up his dorm, even running to Target at […]

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A Parent’s Thoughts on the Eve of High School Graduation & The Ellicott City Flood

      Graduation Tomorrow All the standard thoughts apply today. “Time Flies.” “How did this happen?” “How is this even possible that time has marched by so swiftly?” Let me start with advice to young parents: treasure every moment with your children, because I was once like you thinking high school graduation was light […]

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Wednesday Wisdom for Parents Based on Two Relatable Quotes

I love both of these quotes about raising kids, by far, the hardest job in the world. Each day you thank your lucky stars that you’ve been blessed with some good ones, but there’s always that parental gene that makes you want to encourage them to grow as people in a positive way in addition […]

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