This is our first chatty corner of 2018 and it’s time for Bot to have a permanent spot. I mean, he still says ‘No!’ and makes simple demands more than anything else and runs his words together because ain’t nobody got time for proper diction or actual English but he’s still hilarious. “Go to bed […]

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Every now and then we all wake up to a devastatingly dark day, usually marked by the unexpected loss of someone gone too soon. They’re the days you hug the ones close to you a little bit tighter and hang on a little bit longer while your mind unravels to confusing places. One minute you’re […]

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Did you know there is more than one way to successfully raise a child? AND did you know that “success” is actually a subjective term usually defined by those raising said child? Yes, it is true. You are actually free to raise your children how you see fit. Believe it or not, they’re yours to […]

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It’s Monday and I have so many things I want to write about but everything pales in comparison to last night’s Golden Globes. I’m not a movie buff and I’m really not that big into celebrities or stars (unless they’re Beyonce or, thanks for reminding me Golden Globes, Oprah), so I wasn’t even going to […]

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Last year around this time last year I shared my new year’s resolutions. I think when it was all said and done, I fulfilled one – maybe two? And you know what? I couldn’t care less. I could not care less what my head-in-the-cloud, full-of-optimism self set out to do on the first day of […]

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Last year I coined 2016 the year of the fantastic ordinary and I shared the stories of my fantastic, ordinary family members and friends who were unknowingly living beautifully inspiring lives. This year, as I look back at 2017, the majority of what I see are the figurative mountains and challenges it presented locally, nationally […]

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Gosh. Two years. I can remember phases in my life where two years felt like a lifetime but not these past two years, they’ve been more like a timewarp. Are we sure it’s really been two years?? It’s true, all the things they say: Time flies. Don’t blink. It will go too fast. You’ll miss […]

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I know we’re, like, days from Christmas and everything is supposed to be merry and bright but honestly, I’ve got a really pressing issue I need to discuss. I’m about 99.9888% positive my pregnancy brain never went away. In fact, I’m 99.9999% sure it’s actually gotten worse. I mean, it’s possible it’s just graduated and […]

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Over the weekend, the boys’ grandpa was coming to stay overnight with the boys and I had a few errands I wanted to run, so I thought it would be nice of me to offer to bring one of the boys along to cut Seth a break. He gave me a strange look before chuckling […]

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