Car-Ma

Car-Ma

 A Wednesday is a Wednesday is a Wednesday…. 1:17 p.m. I get in my car and head over to my folks for Super Shuttle duty. I’m the preferred chauffeur for their airport runs. They enjoy the smoke-free (and today, thanks to the girls, trash –free) environment of...
Whine-Free Zone

Whine-Free Zone

Here’s a shout out to Zach Barrett at the Desert Rigdge AMC. God bless him for having to deal with us today. Doesn’t a movie on a beautiful Saturday afternoon sound relaxing and fun? Not if everyone is in a bad mood. The question? How can one be in a bad...
Expectations Exceeded

Expectations Exceeded

A little more than I expected transpired last night. My dread of the pending commitment to surrender my kitchen to the kids, played just as I thought in the early afternoon. Despite his excitement about cooking whatever he wanted, my 7-yr. old lost his enthusiasm upon...
To Tie or Not to Tie

To Tie or Not to Tie

If I wasn’t already convinced of my enabling issues, last night clinched my good standing-status in the “let me do it for you” club … all thanks to Cotillion. Cotillion. The right of passage for many young people who begrudgingly submit...
Close Encounters…

Close Encounters…

“What are we having for dinner?” floated my 11-yr-old last night as she made afternoon plans with one of her neighbor friends. She was pretty much shopping the better offer. “It doesn’t matter what she’s cooking. We’ll eat it and...
A Rose is A Rose…

A Rose is A Rose…

Hi. My name is Kay and I’m a recovering enabler. Day 6: Acting in my capacity as Room Police in our quest for tidiness & clutter control, I dutifully checked the kids’ rooms. We have lots of police in our house – most of which have not been...

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