Finding her socks in the laundry. Seeing her beige flats at the bottom of the stairs, the ones you repeatedly told her to take up to her room. Remembering she’s not asleep in her room when you get up from your desk to refill your coffee. Having waves of grief crash down on you, hard, unexpectedly. […]
I’ve shared this before on my blog but today I’m dedicating this to you Aidan Zielske. You got this girl. I will always be your Point B. For more information on the amazing Sarah Kay, click here.
Today’s the day. We leave to take our girlie to college. As surely as she was ready for preschool, she’s ready for university life. At least we think she is. We definitely hope she is. Did I ever tell you what happened on her first day of preschool? We headed down to the bus stop, our little family of four, Coley […]
STORY OF THE PAGE: I recently liked the UW-Madison Parent Program’s Facebook page. One day last week they shared a letter written by a parent of an incoming Freshman and I thought, “Hey! I wanna do one of those!” Ergo, a scrapbook page was thusly born. There should be more to this story but the fact […]
The school year is almost here. In fact, it’s already here for a number of you. Here in the upper Midwest, many of our kids go back to school on the day after Labor Day. Last August, I came up with a little idea. I’d write a short message to my senior girl each week, find […]
STORY OF THE PAGE: Aidan and Cole wrapped up their summer sports season with a national Ultimate tournament held in Blaine, Minn., two weekends ago. For those of you who don’t know Ultimate, it’s played with discs (also known as Frisbees). It’s like soccer and Frisbee all wrapped up into one. And it’s seriously such an awesome sport. […]