Monthly Archives: April 2016

When you child moves far away

Sending your child off to college is sort of the penultimate of parenting.  You’ve done your job, your child has succeeded well enough to live on his own and pursue a level of education many people never have a chance … Continue reading

Who gets the shaft?

How do you manage to meet everyone’s needs when you have a large family and when the ages are so spread out. I know I worried about this a lot when contemplating having another child (before I knew I was having … Continue reading

Why Little Yellow Flowers?

  Circa 2008 I had a really busy life.  I’d been a single mom for a long time.  I got a masters degree while working full time, my job was demanding.  I spent weekends with my kids at sports events. … Continue reading

About Me

Hi – I’m Julie. I’m a mom of four kids – two in college and twins in preschool.  I find a lot of us these days have families at both ends, both big and little.  We come to these families … Continue reading