"Mom- I know your email isn't working, but could you maybe just publish it to your blog so Kayleigh can read it that way, and then she can send you her ideas and you go can go in and edit the post?"
"I don't know.... Let me see..."
And just like any feel good story, the last second epiphany worked like a charm. Kayleigh was able to proof read (way better than I ever would have) and help my mom out with just enough time for her to make her final changes and submit everything with time to spare.
And yesterday I got this text:
I couldn't be more proud of her. And maybe I'm living vicariously through her success because you know... I'm a five year college student over here. Major? Undecided.