My sister called me first, choking up as she relayed the details and raced back to her job at the high school from an off-site meeting. The words she uttered stopped me cold: there was a school shooting in my hometown. Wait… What? My dad called a few moments later. As a retired ER nurse […]
Board & Brush is a new DIY studio in town where you can create fun and unique wood decor projects from scratch while enjoying a fun instructor-led atmosphere. Since we couldn’t wait to try it out and tell you all about it, we sent our contributor, Sara Lewis, to a Pick Your Project Workshop. She left […]
When you are a new mom, there seems to be no end to the advice that is thrown at you. “Sleep when the baby sleeps.” “Get the baby on a schedule.” “A pacifier will ruin their teeth.” And Later… As your child gets older, the advice changes into things about potty-training, car seats and preschools. […]
Day 865: The cunning toddler is a master manipulator. She refuses to interact with her mother, and instead only cooperates with her father. Perhaps because the father allows greater latitude with snacking before breakfast. Mother relieved to not spend the morning wrestling toddler.
During spring break, I took a week off of work to hang out with my ten-year-old son. I have been working outside of the home full time since he was six months old. We spent our week together seeing a couple friends, rearranging his bedroom, and spring cleaning our house. We had a lot of […]