About

I’m a stay at home mother of three, living in the worlds of teenagers and toddlers. With a good sense of humor and an M.Ed. in Counseling that I’ve only used on my children, I’m navigating the 10- and 8- year age gap between my two older kids and the “baby.” So, I awkwardly face puberty and potty training, and the toddler knows way more than he should. At least that makes one of us.

A blog about the miracle and the mundane of everyday life.






From the Blog

For spring break this year, as other families posted Instagram pictures from sunny locations, my daughter and I packed the car and headed out on

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The thing with having kids ten years apart is that you remember just enough of each phase to accept that almost all behaviors fall within

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My Christmas tree is at the curb. My fridge is full of hearty greens and non-dairy milks. I’m eyeing the exercise bike with renewed interest

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I’ve been thinking a lot about writing lately — which is to say, doing a lot more thinking than writing. I’ve started teaching again, mostly

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My dog got sheared last week. A “summer cut” we call it, to explain away his white shag. The pointy merengue curls are gone, shaved

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On Monday night, when our internet, phone and television service went dark, I quickly ran through my arsenal of fix-it tricks. I turned off wi-fi

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