My son isn't a gamer. His social activities center around a group of lifelong friends, baseball and basketball. While he has always spent time (sometimes too much) on video gaming, especially NBA 2K, I've never seen him enjoy himself more online than when playing Fortnite. Fortnite is a survival action video game where, according to Common Sense … Continue reading Parents of Teens, Are Your Kids Playing Fortnite?
The dining room is filled with brown packing boxes, Ikea bags, plastic storage bins and an unidentified number of Command Strips. There's a life size duffle bag sitting next to the door. The dog seems a bit out of sorts knowing something is up. We are taking our first born to college today and my feelings … Continue reading Among the Wildflowers: A mom’s reflection on taking her daughter to college
I like to believe I am a responsible person. Somewhat organized, especially for the big things in my family life like graduation parties, vacation preparation and managing a household on the regular. I chose to approach a big family event - my firstborn leaving for college - with the same organization I planned my wedding … Continue reading If I Read One More ‘College Dorm Essential Checklist’ I May Lose My Mind