And Away to College. Again.

Thing 2 left for his sophomore year at college. This year, he is off campus in an apartment with two friends. I’m not a fan of living off campus. I know all the kids do it, yada, yada, yada. I lived off campus for a brief time. Hated it. No desire to get up and… Continue reading And Away to College. Again.

Now Hiring. I Need an Intern.

You guys know how it is. You wake up and think, “I don’t want to do this mundane crap anymore.” You’re just done. So that led me to think I need an intern. Unpaid of course. It would be great for some college kid. They get credit and I get someone to do things for… Continue reading Now Hiring. I Need an Intern.

8 Tips to Living With Your College Kid For The Summer

I’ll just come right out and say it. Either you are overjoyed that your college kid is home and it’s all rainbows and butterflies or you’re upping your anxiety meds to deal with the unknown. Either way, I have the answers. I am a pro at college kids now. (Not true. No one is.) I’m… Continue reading 8 Tips to Living With Your College Kid For The Summer

Things That Keep Me Up At Night

What really truly keeps you up at night? What scares the hell out of you? What keeps you going? Lately, I’ve had trouble getting to sleep. My mind won’t shut off and I find myself staring at the clock and thinking about all the things I can’t change. Maybe it’s time to up my anxiety… Continue reading Things That Keep Me Up At Night

Surviving Empty Nest Syndrome

I am no authority on empty nesting yet. My oldest isn’t moving out till this weekend. And as long as he takes that nasty couch he bought in college off Craig’s List, I will be very happy. Meanwhile I’ve been planning on how to handle Empty Nest Syndrome.  Medical Definition of empty-nest syndrome : a… Continue reading Surviving Empty Nest Syndrome

Back To School/College Humor

It’s that time of year again. Or maybe your kids are already back in school. Whether you have a kindergartener, high schooler or even a college kid (like me), the first day can be terrifying for moms or maybe a big relief! Kids suffer anxiety or maybe they are just happy to be away from… Continue reading Back To School/College Humor

Don’t Overthink the College Dorm Needs of a Boy

You are just getting through mourning the child that was once running around in diapers just a few years ago. Now he’s graduated from high school and headed to college in the fall. Wipe your tears mom and stop stressing over what you need to buy for that dorm room! First, please remember that most… Continue reading Don’t Overthink the College Dorm Needs of a Boy