Lisa Sadikman is a writer living in Northern California with her husband, labradoodle, and three daughters, the third one arriving somewhat late in the game, just as she began dreaming of a life beyond motherhood. Instead, its déjà vu all over again except this time shes wearing heels. You can read about her adventures parenting tweens and a toddler, managing marriage, and living a grown up life on her blog, Flingo, at the Huffington Post and by following her on Twitter @LisaSadikman.
My 9-year-old just went off to sleepaway camp for the very first time. On the flight down, she was all nervous smiles and excited chatter. But after an hour of standing around with a growing number…of kids she didn’t know, waiting to get on the bus to camp, her excitement dwindled. Tears began to well in her chocolate brown eyes, her lower lip trembling, and her whispering pleas of “please don’t leave me mommy” tugged at my heart. Yes, saying goodbye is hard, but there was a part of me… >> Read More