I Am A Blunt Mom!

My oldest is in middle school and I am learning tricks from him!   The Tricks I’m Learning From My Middle Schooler The other day I felt a bit frantic. Up until then, I hadn’t been freaking out about this transition. You have been cool about leaving elementary school and starting middle school so I […]

Listen To Your Mother

Hello all! I am thrilled to say that I will be joining a crew of amazing writers for this year’s Listen To Your Mother show in Seattle. We will all be reading stories about motherhood and a portion of ticket sales will go toward The Greater Seattle’s Bureau of Fearless Ideas. Please join us on Saturday, […]

Counting The Years In Baseball Uniforms

This spring I realized that the march of time is no longer abstract. It’s not measured in books I’ve read or places I’ve seen. Not a long mental list of experiences to collect. My future isn’t a fuzzy hopeful cloud. It now surrounds me each day. Having children has made the march of time palpable […]

Real Life With Boys: For The Hate Of The Game

Phases come in and out of your child’s life. It is a part of parenting that becomes clearer the longer you’ve been at it. The problem is that it’s difficult to recognize which obsession is a visitor in your kid’s life and which one will become a member of the family when you are in […]

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Running After Ale

I'm constantly running after my toddler Ale (Á-le). I'm out of breath and having the best time!