The One

My husband has been travelling a lot. That means I've been parenting a lot - solo. My children are in school for a full day now, but I am also a student at the university full time now. So the balance has only shifted from one kind of crazy to another in many ways. Anyway,…

A Funny Thing

Today I saw a funny thing. Just one of those silly little sights that catches your attention and makes you belly-laugh to yourself; like the guy at the paint store who leans over to smell the paint and gets a glob of paint on the end of his big nose, and doesn't know and proceeds…

Reality Check

This morning my 11-year-old followed me around the house as I multi-tasked my way through the routine with an additional thing to accomplish: getting myself ready. This morning I was driving on a school field trip. She kept talking about her nightmare and wanting to tell me the details. Just no time, there was too…