Mom of Boys Series: There They Go

Mom of Boys Series: There They Go

  My oldest son, the Oldest Locke or “OL” to make it simpler, has had his license for a couple of weeks now. That day was tough, man. The little boy that should still be taking his “chupie” (his name for a pacifier), wearing his rubber boots...
Mom of Boys Series: Turning Sixteen

Mom of Boys Series: Turning Sixteen

My oldest son turns sixteen today. I’m not sure how that happened. He should still be be-bopping around the house in his diaper, singing the Chocolate song from Dora, and picking up (and hiding) every set of keys we own. Instead, he’s almost ready to pick...
Mom of Boys Series: Worth the Minute

Mom of Boys Series: Worth the Minute

Last night, I completed the impossible: I got the boys fed, bathed, homeworked, and bedded at a reasonable hour. (I’m taking all the credit for this and not giving any to the festival they went to and wore themselves out.) Anyway, I sat down at my desk to work...