Oh, the Times, They Are….

In 1965, recording artists, The Byrds, released a record called “Turn, Turn, Turn”, a tune that grabbed the hearts of many. The song espoused the reality that for every ying there is yang or something to that effect. Adapted entirely from the Bible’s Book of Ecclesiastes and put to music by Pete Seeger in 1959,…

Age is the New….

There is a famous adage that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. I don’t know a lot about dogs but what I am seeing in my human friends and myself defies this line of thinking. I’ve always been a bit of a late bloomer which probably bodes well for being willing to learn…

Confessions of a Baby Boomer Mom – Landslide

It’s hard to believe the end of summer is almost here. The weeks and months have flown by, some on lighthearted wings and some heavy with fear and doubt. Change is hard at any time but I am feeling it more as I grow older. Stevie Nicks wrote an iconic song in the 80’s called…

Confessions of a Baby Boomer Mom – Worry Wart

Worry. It seems to be the one constant that comes with being a parent. I know myself to be a worry wart of epic proportions and that my very fertile imagination can create all kinds of scenarios that keep me awake at night and send me to the yoga mat in hopes of a little…

Confessions of a Baby Boomer Mom – Ode to Sports Parents

One of the most rewarding, time consuming and often frustrating roles of a parent is that of the sports mom or dad. There are many types of sports moms; soccer moms, dance moms, hockey moms, baseball moms. It is wonderful to have your child as a part of a team. They make friends, we parents…

Confessions of a Baby Boomer Mom – Music Notes

David Bowie died a couple of weeks ago. Glenn Frey died the following week. It was so hard to believe that such strong musical influences in my life were gone. Not that there hadn’t been such losses before. Jim Morrison, Bob Marley and Janis Joplin died far too young but then I was young too….