Cheryl Hagen

Cheryl’s Daughter Wraps Up Middle School
We're closing out an era here at the Hagen household. My daughter, Jenna, and her girlfriends attended the "8th Grade Dinner Dance" this weekend as they wrap up classes and exams at Lancaster Middle School over the the next couple of weeks. In September, they'll be fre…
As Son Turns 11, Cheryl Reflects on Motherhood
My son is celebrating his 11th Birthday today.  Where have all those birthdays gone?  It seems like not too long ago he was just "my little man" toddling around the house. People say "time flies," but I really wish we could slow things down and enjo…
Cheryl’s Not Bummer Summer Bucket List
It's official, my daughter is out of school for the summer and my son finishes up today! I love summer break! No more lunches to make! No more running back to school for the book they left in the locker! No more homework I can't figure out...
Do You Know Your Veteran’s Story?
A few weeks ago my son, Ryan,  came home from school with an assignment to interview a veteran.  So we made a call to "Gramps", and set up the interview.  Ryan had a list of questions, and Grandpa John had all the answers.  I sat and listened as Ryan asked …