teen girls

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She will never, not ever, eat a tomato — and my daughter’s other lines in the sand

BLTs for dinner tonight. In this heat, Basil didn’t want to grill and I couldn’t face cooking inside (and well, we are still oven-less). A work-related phone call rendered the bacon a little extra, shall we say … crispy, but no matter. The sandwiches were delicious. Fresh mozzarella and avocado went on mine. Basil took … Continue reading

Girls just want to have fun — Part 2

As we’d hoped, Catherine’s Sweet 16 party last night was an affair to remember. The combination of 10 close girlfriends, a trip to New York and lots of sugar fit the bill rather nicely. Catherine wanted a celebration unlike what many other girls are doing for their milestone day, and she got it. I love … Continue reading

It’s a thankless job … but someone has to do it

I used to laugh with abandon at Bill Cosby’s parenting routines. These days? Not so much. I’m living them. Remember the bit Cosby would do about his wife being sick in bed and the kids needing breakfast? He took the lazy route, fed them slabs of chocolate cake, and they sung his praises — “Dad … Continue reading