The summer-to-school-year transition can be jarring for families, to say the least. Adding the complexity of split custody to the mix will give you whiplash.Read More
After being shamed for the last time by a 7yr-old about how much damage disposable plastic trash is doing to our environment (and to the baby seals), I’ve finally taken on the challenge of converting our kitchen into a mostly plastic-free zone.
The hardest part of that transition, so far, is turning out to be school lunches.Read More
A device-free challenge has made space for all kinds of new crafts around our house this summer, including some pretty cool yard art.Read More
Who would have thought that my childhood best friend’s children and our own would share the same love for one another that she and I have for over 30 years? Apparently, miracles do happen and we plan to nurture the heck out of this one.Read More
I am under no illusion that we can wish away our troubles by stuffing them into an old coffee can and burying them in the ground. But the ground—groundedness—is something I am finding to be my refuge in this happy, chaotic, overwhelming, disappointing, exhausting, inspiring, ordinary, tragic year.Read More