Category Archives: motherhood

I Can’t Do A Lot Of Things; But I Can Do This. . .

I pull on my shoes and bend down to tie them while two puppies, creatures of habit, sit at my feet staring at me curiously. It’s still dark out–this isn’t our routine. I pull on my coat and look out into the darkness through the front window, waiting for Chad’s headlights to to turn onto …read more →

no comments
Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

Take A Knee

I sat watching from behind the glass. Nose-bleed seats, for sure. They are all nose-bleed seats, though. In one hour increments parents race toward the glass to grab the “best” seats, so to catch a glimpse of their kids kick a ball to a teammate or better yet,  into the goal of the opposing team. …read more →

Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

When It Feels Complicated, Find The Simple

  I stood off to the side in a small classroom with 15 Kindergartners. The song “Happy” played while the “Mom in Charge” (a role which I take great care to never be) orchestrated a game of musical chairs. For a moment, I enjoyed standing among people who made me feel like a giant. While …read more →

no comments
Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

Still Adjusting

It’s been nearly six months now. Six months since a big yellow bus pulled up to our driveway and all three of my kids climbed aboard. Every day since, it’s been the same–Charlie climbs aboard first, Chanelle presses her hand lightly on Meadow’s back to guide her on second, and Chanelle climbs the three over-sized …read more →

no comments
Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *