Last summer was my big 4-0. I went on a grand hiking adventure in Scotland complete with summiting Ben Nevis, the tallest peak in Great Britain.… Read more “Growing Things”
When I was growing up (for the record, I cannot believe I’m old enough to begin a sentence with those words!!), we didn’t have cell phones. Not,… Read more “Tuning out”
I decided to make some holiday magic this past weekend. My daughter and I got a tree. We put up some lights. Listened to Christmas tunes. Danced… Read more “The Ghosts of Christmas Past and Present”
Teaching our children is an oft-discussed topic among parents. What and who should educate them, and which environment will provide the best platform for learning. Factors including genetics,… Read more “Happy Birthday to one amazing kid!”
“What’s wrong baby?”
“Mama, I need to poop.”
My first thought was literally, “Oh crap.”
Every morning, I wake up in bed with 3 guys, a girl, one turtle and several rabbits. Far from a sordid arrangement, the reality is closer to… Read more “Strange Bedfellows”
Theoretically, fall and winter holidays are a time of celebration, gratitude, generosity and togetherness. The reality is that somewhere along the way, much of our spirit of giving got up and went, leaving the holidays a f*cking nightmare for many.
With a new season of events and holidays upon us I thought it would be fun to add this quick, easy, crowd-pleaser to your list of options. I call it a Trifle.
I have a mild severe obsession with libraries. I know you know libraries exist, but I want to make sure every mom out there knows about these… Read more “Libraries Are Heaven on Earth and We Are Not Worthy”
I am a teacher which means in the winter I often get the luxury of snow delays, dismissals and the ever-popular snow day. This winter we got… Read more “A Toddler Mom’s Snow Day”