What can we do?

It is a terrifying time to be alive. The fear is palpable and everyone has the blame squarely placed on someone else’s shoulders. Thanks, Obama. JUST KIDDING. This is a serious post (seriously, no offense to our president AT ALL!), but if you’ve read anything I’ve written previously, you know humor is my defense mechanism.… Read More What can we do?


I can’t stop this forward motion. Every day my daughters are growing. Unneeded step stools litter the hall. Audrey can feed the fish by herself and Olivia no longer listens to me read to her. Instead, she reads to me. Every new school year just reminds me how fleeting their childhoods are. Four and six.… Read More Grasping

Just like that

My husband and I had parent/teacher conferences for our girls earlier this week and as we sat down in the teeny tiny pre-k chairs, Audrey’s teacher asked with a smile, “So? What do you think?” And for a minute I just remembered. About how scared Audrey had been on her first day. About how we… Read More Just like that