4 Weeks

January 2, 2022

Turns out, it took 4 full weeks for me to get to a computer keyboard. If I had known this ahead of time, I would have made plans. “Just so you know, everyone, when our new baby is one week old, y’all have to step in and give me an […]

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Woodlands

November 15, 2021

“Do you like the cute woodland animal theme?” Um, yes. Definitely. Times a hundred. We live in the woods now, so it seems fitting, don’t you think? Why is it that kindness is so deeply touching that I have a hard time writing about it? It was a baby shower, […]

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Ah-ha!

November 15, 2021

So am I the only one who’s like, “Okay, too much screen time for me, I’m totally taking a break from xyz tomorrow,” and then… yeah, right. Doesn’t happen. I know I’m not. I laugh at myself about the contuous epic fails, but I really *do* want a break sometimes. […]

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Once Upon a Wednesday

October 27, 2021

Once upon a time, we didn’t know exactly when the bus came to pick kids up on late-start day. …And it was on a late-start that our story begins. The 8 year old princess had chosen to don polka dot shorts on that chilly Wednesday morning, and t’was discovered by […]

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It’s not funny yet but it might be someday. Maybe.

October 21, 2021

Public thank you to the kind person who pulled over after school and asked me if my daughter was okay. She wasn’t, and I had made the FOOL mistake of having her get out of the car until she calmed down. As if that would work. I knew when she […]

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Oops, my bad

June 30, 2021

Tuesday. 9:30am – It’s 64 degrees right now. So cold.   THAT’S the Oregon I know and love. None of this 95 degrees by 9am shenanigans like we had Monday. I mean, goodness.  That little record-breaking heat wave brought back memories of road tripping through Death Valley as a kid. […]

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To Newborn Mamas

June 22, 2021

Dear Mother of a New Baby, Can I be weird for a second? I mean, you might not know me, and I might not know you, but I’ve been there done that in the taking-care-of-a-newborn department. So. Let’s pretend I have a magic wand. (How do you know I don’t?) […]

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