MU Teen: No Date is Still Great

prom dress

Yes, folks. It’s here. It snuck up on you without you even realizing it. It’s prom season. (If your school doesn’t let out until June then your prom may be further away.) It may seem like it’s too early to discuss this highly anticipated event, but my school’s prom is just a month away and [...]

On Being Eleven


I am raising a daughter. She’s eleven, and smart and funny and beautiful. Unless I trip up, I always put the word “beautiful” last if I’m describing her. I want her to feel good about herself for what’s inside, but right now, being eleven, she is entirely focused on everything that is external. Clothes. Makeup. [...]