By: Sheila Gaudet For many of us, one of the biggest transitional moments between childhood and adulthood, is getting our driver’s license. With a driver’s license comes a different degree of independence, responsibility, and (for the parent) concern. Thanks to my son’s 16th birthday a few weeks ago, this is the stage we are in. … More Driving Lessons
By: Sheila Gaudet We are a family of January birthdays so today my post is about my younger son, Andrew, who turns 10 today! There are no more single digits in my household, which is both a little bit sad and a little bit exciting. Andrew has been sure to inform me that he is … More Double Digits
By: Sheila Gaudet I’m writing this for publication on the 16th birthday of my oldest son, Anthony. Our plan for the day includes school, of course, then a trip to the DMV to take his permit test. Despite the fact that he is now taller than I am, has to shave most days, and wears … More They Say You Forget
Our initial goal for the Signature Moms blog contest was to select four (4) more wonderful mommy bloggers to join our Signature Moms blog. These new bloggers would join our current team of talented bloggers: Tanya Pimental, Sheila Gaudet, Martianne Stanger and Kristen Clifford. However, after reading all of the wonderful entries we received, we … More Meet Our Soon-To-Be Mommy Bloggers!
By: Sheila Gaudet Years of experience working for non-profit organizations have given my boys a lot of early exposure to community service projects. For years, they have accompanied me to special events, stuffed mailers, marched in parades, assisted at programs supporting those affected by natural disasters and delivered food baskets. When children are younger, community … More Community Service
By: Sheila Gaudet Last week I needed to travel to the Springfield area. More specifically, my teenager needed to be in Springfield for the day and required a ride. I took the opportunity to explore the area with my younger son and my college-aged niece who was visiting. I thought I’d share some of the … More Road Trip!
By: Sheila Gaudet Most of my blog posts focus on the stories and situations in my current homelife, which is full of dogs, boys and an occasional husband. But I have another parenting role that is actually much more difficult. I am the very proud aunt of twin nieces who recently turned 20 years old. … More When They Are Grown