Last week out family had plans that fell through and when we mentioned this to our 4-year-old happily declared “That’s ok. You don’t have to apologize to me. I understand.” I sat there in a little bit of disbelief, expecting to have to squash the meltdowns and fires that I just knew would burst onto the […]
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Scrolling through my social media feed I see angry people daily. Threats to “unfriend me if you believe in…”, “I will delete you if you…”, or “I just lost 20 friends because of my last post” and bright red emojis that look like they’re going to pop litter comments on every thread. But friends, aren’t […]
Switching between 7 different news stations and rotating through trying to make what I could of the numbers, I stayed up until 3am watching the 2016 presidential election unfold in real time in some sort of twilight zone that no side predicted. Personally, I did not feel like I had a horse in this race, […]
Today while walking through a local shopping center, a complete stranger stopped me. “Your girls are beautiful. And you. You look so tired, but you’re doing a great job.” “Oh, I am very tired,” I exhaled as I thought about how two kids in the store while pregnant was about to do me in. For […]
It’s that awkward age… the one where kids are becoming more independent and responsible, but aren’t old enough to get a “real job.” If we think back to the ways we made money as kids, I am sure memories and ideas start streaming in. So what was the first way you earned money outside of […]