Category Archives: College

Plan away the Panic

We have Emma’s 11th grade advisement this morning. Part of me is really excited about this. Em and I sat and made two college visit reservations yesterday. There are still three to go, which we will make in the spring, … Continue reading

Posted in Children, College, College Applications, Exams, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Adventures in Chapel Hill, Day 3

I have this feeling … One day we might be a house divided. Georgia. Georgia Tech. UNC. Duke. (God willing on the money with those last two! And honestly, who knows? Maybe they will all elect to stay in state?) … Continue reading

Posted in Children, College, Families, school, Teenagers | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Adventures in Chapel Hill, Day 2

Exciting news! Emma LOVED Carolina! However yesterday, we went to tour Duke … she liked that too, but that’s another post. We’d gone to the admissions office early, well … early for us, getting 9 people going in the same … Continue reading

Posted in College, education, Families, Life, Scheduling, Swimming | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Adventures in Chapel Hill

So, its been a couple of days. Sorry about that. Moving a family my size about the country is no small operation. Clothes need to be thought through, shoes, bathing suits, hairbrushes, toothbrushes and other accoutrements that keep the kids … Continue reading

Posted in Children, College, Families, Life, Swimming, Teenagers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Pressure of the Acronyms

We aren’t even three weeks out of school yet and already I am feeling the pressure for next year. Maybe it is the email blasts from the three schools. CRCT score pickup, Meet and Greet times, ACT Princeton Review courses, … Continue reading

Posted in Children, College, College Applications, education, Exams, Families, Life, Parenting, school | Tagged | Leave a comment

AP World … Duh, duh, dun …

So, Emma has her AP World History test this morning. (Prayers and good thoughts to her from everyone, please.) We were going over her test booklet this morning (a book I highly recommend by the way – actually, I recommend … Continue reading

Posted in Children, College, College Applications, education, Exams, Parenting, Teenagers, Uncategorized | Tagged | 2 Comments

Lucy, My Love

Eighteen years ago today, at this time, in fact, I was doubled over with my forehead on the back of the couch wondering why in the HELL my obstetrician hadn’t yet called back. I had come home from the hospital the … Continue reading

Posted in College, Families | Tagged , , | 1 Comment