When it's dark enough, you can see the stars.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

What PMS really stands for

by lesliedinaberg on June 24, 2011

I used to think that PMS was a myth. Like fat free cheese that doesn’t taste like plastic, the Loch Ness Monster, celery having negative calories, and conditioner that repairs split ends-I was convinced that Premenstrual Syndrome didn’t really exist. I would secretly snicker to myself when my girlfriends complained that the turning of their […]

A Misty-Eyed Look at Elementary School Graduation

by lesliedinaberg on June 10, 2011

Sorry about the wet newspaper. I’ve been crying big, sloppy, sentimental mommy tears since Koss started sixth grade last fall, when I was shocked to find my still- squirrelly-not-yet-pimply-but-still-closes-his-eyes-when-people-kiss-in-movies little boy in a class full of young women. Never have I seen such blatant evidence of girls maturing faster than boys as I did in […]