Monthly Archives: April 2013


James (2), watching for helicoptersoutside our window So, apparently, I spoke too soon. Remember last week how I said my family wasn’t directly affected by the events of the week? On Friday morning we woke up to a phone call at 6:08 a.m. Early morning phone calls are rarely good, and my heart was pounding… Read more »

Times Like These

This week’s blog post was supposed to be about books. I got a little heavy last week, so I thought that I’d lighten things up, go with the curriculum theme of the month, and focus on the books that James looks forward to every night. But, obviously, that isn’t exactly at the top of my… Read more »

Butterflies in the Tummy

I have to be honest, this has been a tough couple of weeks. Slipping on the ice and giving myself a concussion – not fun. Having the fog evaporate and realizing exactly how much fell through the cracks when I was off in concussion-la-la land? Really not fun. In a really really kind of way…. Read more »

I Believe

This past weekend was, for some of us, Easter Weekend. And, no, this isn’t about to be about religious beliefs or different spiritual traditions – this is about the all-important question of, well, the Easter Bunny. My ten-year-old is a jumble of personalities. He can be so incredibly sweet – making sure to grab that… Read more »