Patience Rewarded

This is a different kind of holiday season for Tyler and me. It’s the first year that I am living separately from my husband. I have my own house and Tyler lives here with me every other week.

So it’s his and my house, and although I have the final say on most things regarding the house,

Girlfriends: Chaperoning your Teenager

Took my teen-age son and his new friend to a movie the other day. I mean, I drove them to the theater so they could see a movie, hung out some place far, far, away (by request: Mom, could you not be anywhere near the theater so that if we walk around, we don’t run into you?) and went back to pick them up afterward.