for women who work from home

As I walked up the hill to our house this morning after taking the girls to school, I considered all the things I had to do today. Several of them were normal house-y things: grocery, laundry, dishes, call the tree guy, price the yard sale stuff. Others of them were...

a moment

Itell her I’m proud of her, and she wants to know why. Because you are mine, I say. She refuses to receive it. But I didn’t do anything, Mommy. I know, love. It’s not what you do, it’s who you are. She wants to earn it, but I won’t let...

something about boys

He learned to ride his bike without training wheels this week while wearing an oversized helmet and a pair of house slippers. I thought it would take him weeks of practice. Turns out it took two determined afternoons. He is the youngest of three, two big sisters ahead...

a worthy hero

He figured if he was going to see Toy Story 3, then these two sure would love seeing all their friends up there. And so they came with us. During the movie, he sat quiet and wide-eyed next to Woody and Buzz. They were quiet and wide-eyed, too. He has never been taught...

this tuesday. unwrap.

Mothering is on my mind this week. If feels a little like cheating since Sunday was Father’s Day. In what is perhaps the exact opposite perspective from my post yesterday, I’ve been considering time and the passing of it. Instead of dwelling on the...