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
Hello Margarita Friends!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Today I want to talk about relationships, friendships and beyond midlife. Sounds utterly depressing right? lol I promise it’s not. Last week Susan (Louise to my Thelma) and I went to visit my mother and grandmother. We started out meeting my mom and her friend of 30 years for lunch at a… Continue reading Relationships. Midlife & Beyond
Thing 1 & 2 will graduate high school/college in May. We will officially be empty nesters and we can’t wait! But hold up. I’m getting the stink eye from people over my enthusiasm. Why can’t I be excited? I’m not judging you for being upset that your babies are leaving home. Why can’t we all… Continue reading Soon to be Empty Nesters. And We Can’t Wait!
I’ve heard that your body changes every 7 years. So by the time you hit midlife, you’re a whole new person. And that means you want different things than you did in your 30’s – early 40’s. So I put together a list of things most midlife moms would probably want. Feel free to add… Continue reading 7 Things on a Christmas List From a Midlife Mom
Let’s just go ahead and get it out there. I’m a Jimmy Buffett Fan. A Parrot Head, Fins to the left, Fins to the right kinda girl. I was so excited when my children were toddlers and they liked listening to my Buffett CD’s in the car. I was one proud mom. Till they learned… Continue reading A Pirate Looks at 40 – 50 ish…
Hey Peeps! Just the other day I was thinking if I don’t get a vaca soon, I may need to check myself into some rehab spa for the rich and famous. I know we are barely into the fall but dang y’all. I need a break already! My friend Stephanie from militarytravelmama.com wrote this great… Continue reading Planning a Winter Vacation Because You Can’t Wait Until Summer To Do It. (Guest Post)
Last Friday I went to the pep rally. I haven’t been to a high school pep rally since the 80’s. But this was Thing 2’s last Homecoming weekend (being a Senior and all) and I wanted to make sure I experienced it with him. I am so glad I did. I am usually working on… Continue reading Go To The Pep Rally!