I am sick of pandemic living. I’m sick of wearing a mask. I have dreams about hugging people. I had a dream of eating a resplendent meal, indoors, in a restaurant and woke crying. Then I reminded myself that at least I had food on our shelves, a roof over our heads, and we are… Read More Unpaid and unseen.
Platitudes are like dick pics.… Read More Can we meme our way out of this?
Introspection can be a friend or a foe in this era of self-quarantine. The first few weeks I hoped it would be my salvation and that it would drive me to find ways to improve myself and our lives, maybe even our house! That was just my shocked pandemic brain channeling self-improvement books and disaster… Read More Home On The Range: Pandemic Parenting
We’re all on our own learning curve as we try to beat the curve.… Read More Welcome to Poverty: COVID era skills
Self-quarantining isn’t a huge stretch from being a parent of kids with special needs, especially homeschooling one of them. We’re used to the otherness of our lives.… Read More Will the pandemic make us kinder people?
All color of buckets welcome here! Share your identity even with a mask this Halloween.… Read More Harmony at Halloween: All color of buckets are welcome at our door!
“Mama?” “Hmm?” “Why is it ok for boys not to wear pants?” I put my phone down and gave her my full attention, “What?” “Why is it ok for boys not to wear pants?” My mama-bear-full-red-alert alarm fired off in my brain, “Who was around you without pants on?” She gave me a funny look… Read More When your kid is more woke than you.
Our scars can be our strength.… Read More A badge or a burden: the trauma we carry
We always live on in people’s memories of us. To be truly loved is to be remembered.… Read More Shadows and the sweet
So often it can be maddening and seem impossible to slow down enough to see things from their perspective yet, when I force myself to do so, I rarely regret the decision.… Read More Learning the kaleidoscope.