Popcorn & Movies

When we had two toddlers and a newborn, we were desperate for something entertaining to break up the monotony of those early days. We decided to begin a new family tradition of huddling up on the couch together for one special night each week to watch a movie. What started as a simple thing we … More Popcorn & Movies

Poop Mountain

This past December, I took my three kids on a hiking adventure at the nature trails in our neighborhood. Everyone was in a great mood to start, but the hike ended in hysterical crying. The whole essay, Poop Mountain, is published at Kindred Mom. In hindsight, the humor of that situation is easy to find, … More Poop Mountain

Waking Mama Bear

Here it is, the longest day of the year.  Her blue eyes match the sky.  Her chubby cheeks, full of grass, leaves and curiosity as we sit together on the lawn admiring a beautiful beginning to summer.  Her delightful baby voice chattering out her favorite phrase, “Happy, Happy, Happy.”  I am overcome with love for … More Waking Mama Bear