On My Bookshelf

I admit I don’t read a lot of parenting books. (Ironic for someone who is authoring a blog based on parenting experiences, I realize.) They often make me feel some combination of stressed/overwhelmed/bored/guilty. Maybe it stems back to my maternity leave with baby #1 where the stack of books on babies and parenthood remained largely […]

Welcoming Life

The other evening did not go well. Maybe it was the transition from vacation back to real life, the post-holiday, post-sugar blues. Whatever it was, it wasn’t pretty. Some days, that’s just how it goes. Both kids are ornery.  I am short-tempered and tired and my husband is working late again.  Traffic sucks.  The kids […]