New Stuff

New Stuff

I wanted to go alone. Just a half hour. Thirty minutes. By. My. Self. The hubbs has been working like crazy at this new job and I’ve been working like crazy at trying to keep us all alive during the daylight hours. It’s too hot to run, the pavement is...
How Do We Parent?

How Do We Parent?

We bought a new table. This may not seem like a monumental occurrence, but when you get married at 19, have zero in the bank account for more years than you can count do to school and part time jobs and small towns, and livin’ on love takes on a whole new...
I Have an Addiction: 31 Things

I Have an Addiction: 31 Things

I have a bit of an addiction. Er, and obsession. Okay fine, I may need an intervention. See, I have this thing for bags. And totes. And lunch boxes. And thermals and purses and canvas storage containers and all things pretty with good colors and designs and a purpose....
Mid-Afternoon Baths

Mid-Afternoon Baths

It’s a mid-afternoon bath kind of day. When the sun has been kind and we pricked our feet on hard grass and drank iced coffee in the camp chairs. He is inherently boy, this babe. He pushes trucks and elephants and boxes wrapped in duct tape around the patio and...
When There is Nothing Else: Love

When There is Nothing Else: Love

These weeks, with their boxes and the changes and the “no you may nots” and the “please just listens” and the  consolation prizes of “I know it’s hard, but it takes time” have lead to a culmination of bad days and long...

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