Category Archives: Dear Lady Jane

Dear Lady Jane: do not take me for granted!

Listen girl.  I love you, but I need you to think about some things. #1. You might feel like you are little, but you have a lot of power.  If you treat someone well, they feel good; if you treat … Continue reading

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Dear Lady Jane: please cut out the attitude!

Dear Lady Jane, When I was about your age, maybe a bit older, I’d often be in the front seat of the car with my dad on Sundays.  He would have circled the garage sale ads that he was interested … Continue reading

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Dear Lady Jane: as you begin 2nd grade

You know that Bon Jovi song that goes, “The boys are back in town, the boys are back in town?” I’m singing, “The kids are back in school, the kids are back in school.” While our summer was pretty easy … Continue reading

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Dear Lady Jane: you’re growing up

Sweet Girl, You never used to have all these ideas and opinions! Well, maybe you did, but they weren’t expressed with such moxy.  I wonder if they come from the media, from kids at school or camp, from babysitters, or … Continue reading

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Dear Lady Jane: on your heart’s true value

Dear Lady Jane, When you ask to borrow my phone, I know it’s to watch a You Tube video.  I have about 50 educational apps on there but you usually bypass those.  You like the DIY craft videos, the Nerdy … Continue reading

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Introducing “Dear Lady Jane” – letters to my daughter

You’re supposed to “write what you know” and I definitely know my 7-year-old daughter. Sometimes I treat her as I would an adult, though most of the time, I have to censor what I say.  There are times when I … Continue reading

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