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 […]

Victor

We lost our sweet little buddy Victor this morning. His mom was holding him and he was looking into his dad’s eyes. We hold his family in our hearts and ask for your thoughts and prayers for them. No more words.

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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!