Family and Kids

Inquiring minds

Alyssa came home from school and relayed to me a conversation she’d had with a friend. She said the friend had been contemplating what it would be like if people were… Read more >

No prizes at all

At the beginning of the month, I signed up for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), where the goal is to write 50,000 words in the month of November. If you… Read more >

50,000

Fifty thousand words was the goal. Going into the third week of November, I was on a creative roll — so much so that I wrote about it. I said,… Read more >

Awesome Sauce (Cranberry, that is)

I don’t really even like cranberries, but they are required at Thanksgiving dinner (right?) and I can’t stand anything that keeps the shape of the can once you get it… Read more >

Karma

Don’t let anyone tell you there’s no such thing as Karma (with a capital K). She is there, and she is watching. I am going to relay the events of the… Read more >

In the picture

I am pretty sure that my sheer existence embarrasses my oldest child. This has pretty much been the case since, oh I don’t know, he was born. It doesn’t come… Read more >

“Atlanta”

Dylan isn’t much on presents, but he likes experiences and he loves road trips, so to celebrate his 13th birthday we gave him several options for weekend trips. He mulled it over for days… Read more >

The eye of the beholder

I may be a grown up, but I love Halloween as much as any kid so of course, when Dylan asked if I planned to dress up this year, I said yes. “You should… Read more >

Cheddar

In our family, the number of kids in the house is a direct indicator of how many different opinions you’ll find on any given topic. I’m pretty sure no matter… Read more >

Eight

Eight. Three more than five. Two less than ten. It doesn’t seem like much of a milestone. Eight is still little, right? From the time Wyatt was born, he has… Read more >

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