Midlife Mom

Navigating the teen years… and beyond

Carry those lost in your heart

It’s been a very tough week. Hard to hold what’s supposed to be the joy of the holiday season in your heart. Today, moments of silence were held not just here in our corner of the earth, where the unspeakable happened a week ago today, but all over the world. There is comfort in knowing […] [Read More]

We’re all Newtown

“You are not alone.” President Obama said those words last night at Newtown High School. He spoke during a moving service meant to start the healing process — a service that paid tribute to the 20 children and six adults who were innocent victims of a gunman’s rampage on Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School. […] [Read More]

The beloved (and hated) holiday letter!

Are you checking items off your holiday to-do list? I’ve got many tasks to finish before our family spends Christmas away from home for the first time ever. And high up on that list is sending out our holiday greeting cards, which means writing the annual holiday letter. It’s a subject of controversy, I know. […] [Read More]