Like many of you, I have spent quarantine time cleaning up and organizing things long-past due. One of those is a box of pictures I have carried with . . .
The Elephant in the Room
I just left a second voicemail at the hotel in Maine we were supposed to visit for my 40th birthday in August. The governor recently declared that . . .
The Vision Files: Professional Pursuits & Passion Projects
Eighteen months ago, shortly after I had dropped out of the running for a prestigious position in my organization and asked to go part-time to be more . . .
Teen Talk Tuesday: Tech
Post-pool date, I caught up with my girl about tech. I asked her about the nature of her relationship with her phone, how she's going to deal being . . .
Teen Talk Tuesday: Change and How to Deal
Spent a little one-on-one with my girl today talking through the topic of change and transition which is just flat out hard no matter what kind of . . .
Keeping the Kids Alive
About once a week, our kids eat hot dogs for dinner. Another night, it's grilled cheese sandwiches. Every Friday is pizza for supper. It's not . . .
Over the past few weeks I've found myself in tears and, y'all, I'm not a cryer. Just ask my best friends and they'll tell you I'm about as stoic as . . .
Simple Summer Suppers: Stone Fruit and Burrata Salad
My husband is out of the country for the next two weeks which means I am simplifying ALL areas of life. The kids are pitching in on everything from . . .
What Happened to my Family when we took away Tech
Last week, we took away tech and our children staged a coup. Earlier that day at their 7-year well check, Henry and Harper's lifelong pediatrician . . .
Say and Do: Teaching Our Children to Value Diversity
I love celebrating Martin Luther King Day with my kids because it offers so much inspiration for good conversation. Who was Dr. King? What are civil . . .