Motherhood · Relationships

Last

I am officially in my last year of my thirties. I slid into my 39th year on earth in the midst of a ridiculously busy week. It was packed volunteering with the PTO, helping run events at the school we planned, with holiday fun with the kids, and going from one commitment to the next.… Continue reading Last

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Ten Plus One

I try each birthday to reflect on the kids and write them a love letter. It is a harder goal most days. This place is less of a commitment to myself and more of a place to go when I need to sort or process my life. I have ninety drafts. I come often enough,… Continue reading Ten Plus One

Modern Family · Motherhood · parenthood

Dear Six and Brave

I write the girls a love letter for their birthdays every year. Lately, they've been belated. "Without bravery, you will never know the world as richly as it longs to be known." - Big Magic, Elizabeth Gilbert Dear Dimples, In the middle of a wet and raw Spring beginning, you have started your sixth year… Continue reading Dear Six and Brave