Parent Solidarity

I love when other parents are real about the how crappy and hard parenting can be sometimes.  Those parents that are always all hearts and roses make me want to vomit.  I mean, I love my kids more than life, but sometimes they just drive me bat-shit crazy.  And, I know you are the same, … Read More

A Longing for Ordinary

I saw an article recently about a long term cancer survivor who made the comment, “All I wanted was ordinary life back, for ordinary life, it became utterly clear, is more valuable than anything else”.  We take so much for granted in our daily lives.  Our health is a big one.  Along with our ability … Read More

Legos: Love or Hate?

Legos are a love-hate thing for me.  I love love that legos can occupy my boys and their wild imaginations for hours, particularly on a weekend morning so hubby and I can sleep in. I also love that there are no batteries and that there is so much creation/creativity involved. However, I hate hate having … Read More

Relishing the Quiet

I was listening to the radio in the car this morning after dropping off Boo at preschool as the commentator was talking about how most people cannot sit in quiet anymore.  They have to have the radio going or the TV on, even if they aren’t watching, and brag about how many tunes they can … Read More