On Wednesdays

I’ve made a huge mistake. I’ve become one of the Moms Who Volunteer at my kids’ school. My children are the light of my life and I would do anything to help them learn or create a better experience for them BUT… I don’t necessarily feel that way about other people’s kids… Which puts me in […]

Sunshine and Rain

The sky is blue. But it is raining. Do you know what kind of pressure this puts on someone like me?! What does it mean? Where’s the lesson? What analogy can I use? How can I fit this into a story? Sunshine and rain AT THE SAME TIME? You are killing me, Nature. At least […]

(un)prepared for the next stage

Since my oldest daughter was born nine (almost nine and a half) years ago, I really haven’t had an abundance of child-free time. Now that I think about it, even before she was born my life was pretty kid-centric; in the years before she joined our family I worked at preschools, first in Miami and […]

Easy Afternoon Snack Ideas

This post is sponsored by Shamrock Farms and I received compensation. All opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that make my blog possible. #ShamrockatWalmart Among the reasons I am amazed that I was allowed to become a mom is this: I am super bad at the food things. The food things are […]

On Mondays

I should go to spin class or clean out my closet or do something constructive with my 5 year-old and enjoy the time we have together now before she starts kindergarten in the fall. But it’s Monday. And on Mondays I breathe. On Mondays I catch the breath that I had no room for this […]