Monthly Archives: August 2014

Here’s the thing

Our children have mostly not at all dealt with homophobia because of their parents. I mean, we’ve done a lot of talking with Arden, and started conversations with Trudy, but for the most part, when there has been homophobia in … Continue reading

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Small Craziness-es

My house is quiet here at almost 7 in the morning on a Monday. We got home late last night from a party to celebrate the marriage of one of my favorite colleagues (seriously, he is the kindest man. So … Continue reading

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Aging

I mean, it happens, right? I don’t feel the 39 that I have now been for a week, except when I do. I mean, I am straight up middle aged. Right? In the middle. Of my life. Strange. Watching loved … Continue reading

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A decade

We are hosting Arden’s 10th birthday party tonight. TENTH. Kind of hard to believe. Also hard to believe: how much planning we are not doing. There will be pizza, ice cream sundaes, movies, sleeping bags in the basement. He asked … Continue reading

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parental balancing

So, one of the things I find hardest about parenting is that I don’t call all the shots. I mean, that is a duh, but there are some times when I”m more uncomfortable with the way my kids become themselves … Continue reading

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