One of my favorite things to do lately is to re-watch movies from my younger years– middle school to senior year of college– and pay attention in particular to human interaction: how people communicated without the use of mobile devices, laptops, or the internet. It always ends with a heaviness in my heart: that used… Read More Eye Contact is an Implied Vulnerability
What you may or may not know about our family is that we used to homeschool, and by homeschool, I mean myself and my daughter working through subjects and predicates at the sticky kitchen table while one little boy would climb up on the counter, in nothing but a pair of Minions underwear, to… Read More How We Survived Our First Year in Public School
I have a personal rule when it comes to my husband: everything I buy is “on sale” and everything I cook is “low-fat”. Or at least, that is the perception. A few months ago, he came home to two very large, lush ferns hanging on our front porch. I had been asked to participate… Read More How to Care for Ferns
I have been trying incredibly hard lately to do adult things, like making healthy food choices and doing this bizarre thing called running without something chasing you. It is hard and makes me want to cry when no one is looking. But, I have been told more than twice that the time is now, and… Read More You are Beautiful. Eat the Cake.