Front-Loading Summer
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As I fold the freshly laundered back to school clothes, I think that I might as well clear out the drawers and trade out the summer clothes for fall. And then I realize IT’S STILL SUMMER! Those cute fall dresses, … Read More

Girls Can Have It All…But Boys Can’t?
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Sojourner Truth. Susan B. Anthony. Elizabeth Stanton. Gloria Steinem. Sandra Day O’Connor. Sally Ride. These women, among countless other heroines, have fought long and hard for something that never should have been a question: equal rights. They helped us win … Read More

Flu Season Rx: Make Your Own Elderberry Syrup
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This is certainly not a post I ever thought I would be writing, and making elderberry syrup is definitely not something I ever thought I’d be doing. But, here’s what I DO know: having an entire family come down with … Read More

I Love Stepping on Legos
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Sheeeew. Having four kids under seven is exhausting! Some days, my greatest desire is simply a few moments of sanity. A few minutes to shower, clean, work on a project, go to the bathroom alone, even run errands without a … Read More

My Kid Is Smart. Sorry, Not Sorry.
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Is your kid smart? My kid is very smart. Sorry, not sorry. PROUD. So why do I feel guilty saying it? People brag about their kids constantly. Essentially every post on social media can be construed as a form of … Read More

Kicking the Bucket List
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Like a freezing bucket of ice water being splashed in my face, the shock of it hit me. My children just finished their 7-week summer swimming lesson. That means we have already been out of school for seven weeks. That … Read More