Thirteen was a memorable year for me. And not when I turned 13….when my son did! All of a sudden it was like aliens invaded his body. One minute he was playing Nerf wars with his little brother, and the...
As the mother of a senior, I decided to write about our experience this year. I first wrote in August about how it all began. And now, there's more. Last month my son applied to six colleges. He was so...
She woke up in a good mood. He woke up furrowing his brow and rolling his eyes. Tomorrow may be the opposite. Moodiness is triggered by some unknown source. Blaming lack of sleep and too much screen time sounds...
My son and I had a date back at the end of May to high school graduation. We watched his friends a grade ahead of him walk across that stage and receive their diplomas, both trying not to mention...
Modesty can be a controversial topic.  Add lust and it just got interesting. Lust. I cringe when it comes to hearing those words and when it comes to my daughter, I cringe a little deeper. My husband, on the...
Several weeks ago, I posted a poll of sorts on my personal Facebook page. I asked the question: Did you work in high school? If so, where? The response that I got was amazing. I got input on why or why...
The other night I got a text from my daughter, "Mom, -------- asked me out." Are there any more dreaded words to hear from your child? You know that it will be an issue eventually, but it feels like it...
The Big Games are a big deal in our house. It is, in its own right, a THING. Even though water is our jam, with swimming being a part of the summer games, we pretend that we know all...
We are raising two daughters. Today, one is 9 and the other 12. Everything is so big in their little worlds. We struggled to know when the "right" time to give our oldest daughter a phone and when to...
You can be anything you want to be. You can go to college out of state. You have what it takes to go far. Do you say these things to your children? Well, I certainly do. I want all the greatest things...

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A Change in Seasons | East Texas Moms

Interestingly enough, I started this post several weeks before Snowmaggedon 21 hit Texas. This post means way more to me now than it did...