Score one for the mama

“I love you soooo much.” Said in the sweetest voice, just oozing aforementioned love. I turned around in delighted surprise, to tell my usually reticent 12-year-old I love him too. However, as I watched our nine-month-old black lab mix, Bailey, lick his face, I realized to whom he had been speaking. And it wasn’t me….

The girl has issues

I knew this day would come, just not so soon. My boys have fallen in love with a girl—the same girl, in fact. She is strong-willed, extremely overprotective and needs to get a grip on her separation anxiety. Bit of a whiner. The girl has issues, no doubt about it. She’s a brunette—lean and muscular….