Dorm Shopping With My Son, What This Boy Mom is Packing


We told him that we would take him shopping for “school supplies” but for the first time in 13 years, he was excited about the shopping trip. A little background…I’ve always been excited about school supply shopping. It is the Amazon list I keep current, not the Christmas list. Admittedly, the experience of public school classroom lists times 4 at the local Walmart almost made me forget my joy. But when I discovered I could school shop on Amazon, well, the hallelujah chorus rang in my heart.

I only have 1 of 4 children that share this affinity with me.  She is obviously my favorite child.  But this oldest man-child of mine, back to school shopping has only caused him grief and aggravation. Until this year.  Because this year we are shopping for a dorm room, not a classroom.

And after having secured several academic, talent, and community scholarships, we knew that we had…

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