Three Scott family celebrations collided this weekend, creating a crazy combination of chaos, reminiscence, and pure joy. It all started with our Jake’s 24th birthday dinner on Friday, a weekend of fun, food, and a little drink with friends and family. It all culminated today with Jake’s master’s degree graduation ceremony and his dad’s Father’s … More College graduation and the true measure of success: Is it “who you are” or “what you will be”?
Both my boys go to school a couple of hours away from home…their experiences in college and living away from home have helped pave the way for a special and new kind of relationship with their old mom. … More “How Not to Die” and Other Resources for Parenting My College-Aged Sons
Published in the June 2015 Issue of Bakersfield Life Magazine As seniors across Kern County walk across the stage to collect their high school diplomas, parents are preparing emotionally for what will likely be a huge step in their own lives. In just a couple months, many graduates will move away to begin their college … More Not Easy Saying Goodbye