Category: books

For all this I am thankful - but mostly for pie

For the child coming out of an hour long floor hockey class proclaiming in all seriousness, “WE DIDN’T EVEN HAVE ANYTHING TO EAT THAT WHOLE TIME”,  solidifying forever that she’s my kid. For the child who acts like a 45 year old man asking, “DOES HE NEED A NEW ROOF? HOW CAN WE MAIL HIM A NEW... Read more »

Everything is terrible! Here is some good stuff to counter balance the horrors

I watched Patton Oswalt’s new stand up recently.  It was really good.  I cried and laughed and shook my head and marveled at how he can turn his pain and laughter through pain into something we can all relate to. Among his many gems he did a bit about “I wonder how many AA chips... Read more »

How to Persist in Kindness while Living in a Culture of Meanness

As we got out of our car last weekend to go to a new tumbling class (which both kids refused to do – but that’s another story), the woman in the car in front of us came over and said, “I’m random acts of kindness-ing you” and handed me a parking meter stub to put... Read more »
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10 Reasons My Phone Makes Me a Better Mom

Technology – specifically the mobile phone – gets a bad rap from the parenting world.  I don’t know, man.  I’m of the mind that BECAUSE of my phone, I get to be a better mom to my kids. Here are just 10 ways I believe that to be true. I get to work from home... Read more »

10 Reasons to Love Libraries

We live smack in the middle of two libraries within walking distance.  I feel like I am the QUEEN OF THE WORLD.  Now.  I’ve always been a fan of libraries, who hasn’t right, but now that I have kids WELL free educational fun?  SIGN US UP. 10 reasons to love libraries! THEY ARE FREE.  I... Read more »