Halloween aka “Hey Look, My Kids Still Like Hanging Out with Me!”

By |2017-06-14T12:30:37-04:00October 26th, 2015|Costume, DIY, Fashion, Parenting|

And the streak continues! So yeah, if you’ve been following me through the years, you may already know of my complete aversion to standard store bought costumes. […]

Raising Geeks

By |2014-10-27T11:55:18-04:00October 27th, 2014|Parenting|

Growing up, I wanted to have two kids. A boy named Josh and a girl named Mercedes. Josh would naturally be the big man on campus, and when I say that, imagine me saying it the way your grandmother says it when she asks you about school. "How's school, Josh? I assume you're the big man [...]

The Apology

By |2017-06-14T12:46:25-04:00July 7th, 2014|Parenting|

Our life this month has coincided beautifully with the 4th of July... some change and some freedom. Physical and emotional change that has been wonderful and sweat-inducing and scream-ridden and terrifying. You'll read about and see more of that in a few days. But first, a little bit of freedom, and what precipitates freedom more than [...]

A Day of Yes

By |2014-06-17T10:16:40-04:00June 17th, 2014|Parenting|

I say no a lot. I mean I say no to my kids a lot. Strangers and friends who I care considerably less about, I seem to struggle with limits an nos, and yet my kids, no is almost reflexive at this point. Hey mom can- Nope. Hey Brittany, can you fly in to do [...]

Riding In Cars With Kids

By |2017-06-14T12:50:46-04:00February 28th, 2014|Marriage, Parenting|

I've been having car issues. Mechanically, my SUV was cherry. Logistically I wanted to light it on fire and push it into the pond. The problem is that I have three children in car seats on a single bench seat. So what, you ask? Oh, you've never put a condom on a dude then tried to [...]