I’ve had a lot of time to consider this and there are just several things I loooove about children, many of which actually challenge me. To be sure, a number of us wish for the simpler days of childhood, and it is easy to fantasize (and even glamorize!) those days, but one thing that has…Read more Children teach Us
What is it about mothers and mothering that causes people to spend oodles yearly in celebration of them? Well, in my experience: It’s the only calling that isn’t necessarily based on ordination. It’s a task for which there is no standard/model/template to work with. A job in which every single day is different since there…Read more Why you need to…love a mother.
This is for all you honeymooners out there. Being in this stage has zero to do with age, turns out. Read carefully and you may find that you, even you empty-nesters, are smack bang in the middle of it. My ode: To all honeymooners. You know you are still in the honeymoon phase of your…Read more Still over the moon?
I’m pretty much known in my family (maiden home included) for being the one all about cracking up. What do I mean? I seek for and thoroughly enjoy funny things, events, comments, memes, video clips, you name it. If it’s funny, I’ve got to see it. And when I laugh, it’s from the depth of…Read more Hardy-har-har.
I’m writing as I mentally prepare for yet another Christmas party that I’m off to tonight. But first, I feel as though you’ll benefit from some context here. Christmas happens to be my most favorite time of the year, and…I’m a friendly introvert. Why are those two bits of info relevant? I don’t know. I…Read more The Christmas introvert