Category Archives: Parenthood

Boogers, Homemade Haircuts, and Why I Don’t Want To Take Pictures of Your Trendy Family

The truth is, I don’t want to take pictures of you and your trendy family in a field somewhere. Not thatRead More »

Winter in Ohio…

When I was 5 years old I jumped into a hole that I couldn’t get out of. The fire truck had to come and my momRead More »

Slowing Time

Yesterday Savannah started kindergarten. She put on her new owl outfit, backpack blue and was out the door. TheRead More »

The Goodfather…

Who is the good father? Is he strong and wise and warrior like? Or is he soft, and fun and affectionate? Does he workRead More »

Dig in…

Our kids are dirty. Like sometimes we forget to take baths for days dirty. Like something smells and it’sRead More »

A Little Thanksgiving…

Today I went to Starbucks to waste my daily three dollars on a drink and sanity. A car of three teenage girls tried toRead More »

The gift my mother gave me

My mother came over the other day right as I was lying the kids down for their naps. She waited for me on the couch andRead More »

The love we have been given

Parenting is not a religion. It is not a list of rules I can follow and be made righteous. A library of books I canRead More »

Trash bags and more than enough…

There is something empowering about getting rid of toys. It’s like a proclamation. A declaration for my childrenRead More »