Midlife Mom

Navigating the teen years… and beyond

Anticipating the drive

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Today is one of those days that I both look forward to — and dread. First the negative: Spending 9-10 hours in the car, all in one day. Now the good part: We get our son back for three months, since another year of college has come to an end. Truth be told, I shouldn’t […] [Read More]

24-hour ‘grandma’

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This weekend I heard a sound I hadn’t heard in years in my house — a baby crying. No, I’m not yet a grandmother (thank goodness) and no, we didn’t have house guests who had a baby. The source of the cries was an electronic doll that my 16-year-old daughter had the task of caring […] [Read More]