Monthly Archives: September 2014

Party rules

So my following note to a very helpful grandma of one of my daughter’s friends sums up the insane whirlwind of this season’s birthday parties: “I just wanted to thank you for all of your help with the kids today. … Continue reading

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With cupped palms receive blessings

My work world went and got itself in a big ole hurry while I was sick and on bedrest and then maternity leave. Sure, I returned to the same political squabbles that seem to define Congressional dealings these days. There … Continue reading

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We are not what we do. We are not our jobs.

I found out I lost my job while on vacation with our kids. I was driving back from a bounce house and the little ones were napping in the backseat. As the phrase “position has been eliminated” echoed through the … Continue reading

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