My daughter turns 10 today. It is such a cliché but wow, how time flies. It seemed like it was only yesterday that I picked her up from the adoption agency and all the many firsts of the last 10 years. It’s funny when you are new mom, you always wonder about your child’s personality […]
The last two summers, my daughter has gone to the Willie Mae Rock n Roll Camp for Girls. Her instrument of choice, the drums. Each time, her teachers have told me to sign her up for drum lessons. Somehow, I have to yet to get my act together to make this happen. Like many […]
It is hard to believe that my little munchkin officially starts the Fourth Grade.
New York City is filled with a varied assortment of homeless, from the obviously drug addict/alcoholic types to the under thirties to mothers with and without children to the disabled and everything in between. That said, when one encounters a pan handler sitting or standing with a sign detailing their hard luck story, I like […]
I admit that while you are in swim class, that I don’t always watch you.
They say little kids are fearless because they don’t know any better which is why you should start them early in certain sports like skiing or tumbling. Of course, I don’t believe that adage and think that lots of kids grow up fearful and I fit into that category. I hate the idea of falling […]
My daughter was invited to her first disco birthday party by one of her classmates at Poisson Rouge, a club located in the Village. Here she is outside Poisson Rouge which really is a club. I have been in there for other events so I know it’s pretty cool. What a cool birthday party, she […]
This spring marks my daughter’s Karate graduation from blue belt to advanced blue belt. Bet you had no idea that there was even a blue belt level in karate, let alone an advanced blue belt. Me either. Frankly, I think it’s a way for the dojo to make money. Graduating to the next level isn’t […]
My daughter will be eight years old next month. At some point. she will actually find this blog and more importantly so will her friends so I thought I would lay the groundwork before I start hearing the “stop writing about me” comments. 5 Reasons why I love my daughter: She is a good friend […]
Dear Darling Daughter, This week you were wonderful compassionate friend taking the time to write a get well card for one of your upper classmates who broke her ankle. I think it says a lot about your nature that you would think of someone other than yourself. I hope you never lose this trait as […]