Archive for September 2015

A moment every mother can recall: The grocery store meltdown

It was one of those instant-empathy moments. We were searching through the gift card display in front of the grocery store service desk when the automatic doors parted. A young woman swept in, a small infant clutched to her, a blonde toddler in tow. The woman was turbo-charged; the baby, fuzzy haired and content against... Read more »

Moving: 5 lessons I forgot

Changing houses has its lessons. It’s very like childbirth – you know it’s going to be something, but you forget what. Luckily. Longtime empty-nesters, we knew we had one more house in us, but searched without success for ages for something that would move us to move. The one that finally called to us began... Read more »