The Most Magical Hype of the Year Christmas is magical when you’re a small child, and at some point it transforms from being a season of sheer delight into a season of hype. All the […]
“Your kids are cold! They need more layers” “They look fine.” “Well they’re not. They’re too cold. You need to bring them back home. NOW.” That cold-weather exchange, with a stranger, was a bit heated. […]
With a 3-year-old and 1-year-old, I’m on continual lookout for neighbor-kid friends. All of our immediate neighbors have kids 1 to 2 decades older – definitely not prime friend age. So when I saw a […]
If you want a designated email address for your spam email messages, you should create a very vanilla handle like “Stacys-spam-messages” at your-preferred-email-provider-dot-com, Because if you create a snarky spam email account with an email […]
So, If you ask a short-fused woman to reset her password, and keep telling her: Choose a new password you have not used before, Choose a more secure password, Your two passwords don’t match, And […]
My son Henry, my youngest child, cannot be ignored. He seduces you easily, with his grins and giggles. I think it’s more about grasping (desperately) for attention than being naturally good-natured. He is malleable. He […]
As my son Henry does not talk yet (being 10 months old), he and I have yet to form our nighttime ritual. With my daughter, nearly 3, we have a pattern. Stories in bed. At […]
Most of the time, I can choose to retreat, and occupy my time with other ventures. Crooked quilting. Sewing. Gardening. Closing the circles on my Apple watch. So many different distractions. There are plenty of ways to skin a cat.