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- Big Topics & Little Kids
- Can I Hold Your Hand?
- Focus on What You Have Now
- Gray Tutu Day
- I Double Dare You
- I Might Not Go Back to Drinking
- My Grief & My Girls
- Owning Our Lives
- The Day I Changed
- The Question Everyone Asks
- To Be Wild
- Vulnerability Is a Good Thing
- We All Just Want to Be Safe
- What We Avoid
- What We See Is Never the Whole Story
- You Don't Need to Feel This Way
- A Supermodel In Your Basement
- A Yummy Day
- Advice I Will Give My Girls
- Always, Okay?
- Birthday Words for Husband
- Eleven Years Ago
- Happy 4th Birthday, Middle Girl!
- How Many Kids?
- I Cried Myself to Sleep
- In the Moment
- My First Due Date
- On Family & Facebook
- One of Me
- Perfectly Their Mother
- Pretty Pretty Mommy
- So In Love With You
- So Much I Love
- The Sister Thing
- The Truth About Parenthood
- Vacation With Kids
- Your Fifth Birthday
Let’s be clear about something: I’m no Martha Stewart. But I do love a home-spun kid’s birthday party. We’ve done the parties at places where no effort is required other than writing a check and we’ve done parties at home…Read More
Do you have a friend who is going through something really tough? I bet you do. I bet you do because I’m realizing that adulthood is inescapably tricky terrain. That, at any given moment, we will all be struggling with…Read More
How many friends do you have?
If you are like me, you don’t really know how to answer this question. These days, there are so many types of friends to have. Real-life-flesh-and-blood friends. The ones we have coffee and lunch…
Middle Girl started Kindergarten is September and she loves it. She didn’t skip a beat making the transition to her new school, her big sister’s school, my once school. She and Big Girl get on the school bus every morning…Read More
I sat in front of a blank screen last night.
And I felt it: pressure. I didn’t blog much at all last week. Just one little piddly post about how I haven’t been posting, about how quiet can be good.…
Charlotte’s Web is my all-time favorite book. Hands down. Dad read it to me on a porch swing in summer when I was little – 5 or 6 – and not long ago, I read it to Big Girl. When…Read More
On Saturday, I turned 36. It was a good day. In my mind, a perfect birthday. And here’s a little reverse rundown (because I want to remember it).
On Saturday night, Husband took me for dinner at Babbo downtown. We…
A month ago, I wrote a post called Are You Ready to Stop Drinking? I wrote the post for people who might not need to stop drinking, but who might want to, for those of us who suspect life might…Read More