Anyone Else Feeling Like You’re Failing at This?
It’s 8:30 p.m. and I’m sitting in bed with my laptop, working. The dishes are still in the sink. The unfolded—but clean!—laundry is still in the basket. And I can’t remember if… Read More
It’s Hard To Say Goodbye—So I Won’t
Dear Leilani, The night before you died, I had a dream about you. We were lounging on the floor in a large room, surrounded by blankets and pillows, kids running around. It… Read More
Was 2020 Really That Bad?
(Editor’s Note: I’ve been drinking since 5 p.m., so ignore the typos and ramblings. It’s been a rough year.) The world seems to be waiting for 2020 to be over. Me, too.… Read More
What Preschool is Like During a Pandemic
This summer Landon completed his first year of preschool—and man it was interesting. Not the first part, of course. Up until February 2020, things were fairly typical. He never cried about going… Read More
Feeling Helpless? Try This.
This COVID-19 thing sucks. Many of us are confined to our homes—some with kids—and getting sucked into social media, which, let’s face it, doesn’t always make us feel better. We’ve taken pay… Read More