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Dear Lady Jane: out with the old (and other signs of growing up)

Dear Lady Jane Sweet Girl, (I called you “Lady Jane” the other day and you very assertively told me not to call you that!) (But wait! This is my blog!) You and I have spent the past few days clearing … 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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Swimming toward independence

I know, I know.  I said you wouldn’t be hearing from me and here I am. I’m going, I’m going.  Sheesh! I only wanted to share with you that I wrote a little something and it’s published on The Momoir … Continue reading

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Everything’s ok

Thud, thud, thud.  “Aaaahhhhh!” “Anthony, come down here!” I am with my daughter on a bench in Chick-fil-a’s play area, our more-than-once-a-week hangout, and she is scared of all the noise that the other kids are making.  Someone bangs their … Continue reading

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