Why Your Daughter Should Consider A Women’s College

When I started looking at colleges almost 30 years ago, I never considered attending a single-sex school. It was actually my father who suggested I add one to my college list. And I’m so glad I did. I am now the very proud alumna of a women’s college, and can attest to just how exceptional … Continue reading Why Your Daughter Should Consider A Women’s College

It’s Almost Time For Us To Downsize And It Makes Me Sad

My husband has no such attachment to the stake we claimed in this Jersey town 14 years ago. Now he throws around the “D” word— downsize—like it’s not a matter of if, but when. And I worry that our children will miss out by not having this home to return to, even long after they’ve … Continue reading It’s Almost Time For Us To Downsize And It Makes Me Sad

When She’s Almost Seventeen

When she’s almost seventeen she’ll come downstairs in her pajamas, hair in a messy bun, fresh pillow marks on her cheek, and you’ll swear you’ve never beheld a more dazzling creature in your entire life. When she’s almost seventeen she’ll want to share her love for reptiles with others, because she’s finally realized when you … Continue reading When She’s Almost Seventeen