Better Than Yarn
Knitting with attitude.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
We're readers in our house. Biblophiles. Book enthusiasts. So, when it comes to gifts- particularly gifts for kids - we usually g...
Saturday, November 11, 2017
'M' is for 'Medicine'
I'm finally coming out from under the oppressive, depressive fog, and, for the first time in a long time, I'm feeling really, reall...
Friday, November 10, 2017
There is a lot of value in letting kids be bored. It's in all of the parenting books I recommend when asked (especially Positive Discip...
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Of Paint and Projectiles
Resilience has been the topic of discussion at school, so naturally, it's been on my mind. I was talking to a friend about Mom, and ab...
Monday, April 10, 2017
This year, Genevieve has been in the 4-day class at her preschool. What that means is that, along with the fantastic play-based curriculum,...
Monday, July 4, 2016
How easy it is
[I've waited to share this story for a year, because I'm hoping that my friend won't remember it as clearly as I do.] Last y...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Leaps and bounds
Last Friday, both kids hit major milestones. Rex learned how to clap, which is delightful and ridiculous, because we all cheer and clap ...
Sunday, June 19, 2016
Dear Andrew; Happy Father's Day! The day Genevieve was born was the day we became parents, and the day Rex was born, our family was c...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Genevieve has discovered jokes, and humor. It's very funny listening to her trying to put together original jokes- particularly after sh...
Sunday, May 8, 2016
An Ode to Tired Mothers
Once upon a time, when KidBrotherSam was a little guy in diapers, my mother was tired. Exhausted. Positively knackered. Obvious, right? It...
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