I’ll bet you didn’t see this coming when you put your kids on the bus in the fall! Our regular school routines have been upended and we find ourselves adjusting to the new normal of supervising our kids’ education...
My friends were waiting for me at a little old cafe, one where the floors slant and it smells of old wood. I was almost in a fit of rage by the time I sat down. My friends’ welcome...
Maybe it was when you stepped on a LEGO brick (for the 14th time today). Or when you found little LEGO creations in every nook and corner of your house. Maybe it was when you were warned to “never...
It's been a rough few weeks. The words pandemic, national emergency and social distancing have suddenly become buzzwords in our everyday conversations. The shelves at the stores are bare, schools are closed and workers are staying home. These are...
A week ago, my son Everett, who is 4 years old, started negotiating with me like a well-seasoned cars salesman. He wouldn’t take "no" for an answer and I was pulling teeth to get him to do anything. I...
If you’re reading this, you’re a mom charged with the responsibility of caring for other humans. You may also be working outside of the home. You may also be a partner to a significant other, as well as a...
I’ve always worked outside of the home and I’ve never really thought of doing anything else. My husband is self-employed and has always wanted to be a stay at home dad so when we talked about family, we knew...
It’s been well over a week since we’ve been asked to self quarantine, and like the rest of you it’s been a struggle in our household. My 4-year old keeps asking me, “How much longer will everything be boring?”...

Finding Comfort

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A little over a week ago, I went into my restaurant to get things set up for the day. While the weekend hadn’t started off great (thanks COVID-19), Saturday was pretty solid. A group celebrated a birthday in the...
I’m on the lookout for peculiar blessings during this time. I choose to be this way; I have to be this way. Our world feels dystopian, the news stories come in too quickly to keep up with or digest,...

All Moms Work

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This month's topic of "You can do hard things" has never been more on point. Is there anyone who knows this more than a mom? We do hard things all of the time and we encourage our littles to...
As a person who has moved frequently in adulthood, I collect friends like I curate my wardrobe. I have mom friends and work friends, church friends and childhood friends. Friends I meet for coffee, and friends I only meet...
The most normal thing I've done today is clean the kitchen. Usually, I begrudgingly tackle the things that really can't wait for tomorrow - put away the food, wipe the counters, and at least rinse the dishes. But not...
In my household, working from home is the norm. My husband has worked from home our entire married life and I, in recent years, have balanced my writing commitments with being a stay at home mom. We’re old pros...

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A Safe Way to Send Your Kids to Summer Camp

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Let’s face it, we’ve been doing a lot from home these days—working, schooling, virtual play dates and more. We all could use a little...