Playground Politics

*This goes out to the parents out there* .... Think back, to your days before "parent" was a label applied to you. What were your thoughts on children, moms and dads, and discipline? What sorts of behavior would you witness with rolled eyes and scoffing? *This goes out to the parents of multiple children out… Continue reading Playground Politics

How to get an A in Chemistry

At Age 34. With 3 Kids. And a Husband and a Dog and a (part-time) job. OR: The Story of My Last Few Months as a Student Joining the ranks of the “going back to school” crowd was something I never expected to do. I used to roll my eyes at classes over the age… Continue reading How to get an A in Chemistry

the double-digit club

Two mornings ago I woke up, had a small bowl of Aldi-brand Cheerios, a quick cup of coffee, and then went for a little jog. For ten miles. It was about 16,000 steps. It took me one hour and thirty-nine minutes and felt like it took approximately six days. See, in this crazy-for-me experiment I'm calling,… Continue reading the double-digit club

stop! don’t read anything else about parenting until you learn how to do this ONE parenting hack!

The ONE parenting hack you need to know! You won't BELIEVE what you'll learn! EVERY PARENT MUST KNOW THIS! Yes, this title is clickbait. Yes, this topic is disgusting. But, as I sit here in my dim living room, craving, just craving a glass of wine followed by a long, uninterrupted night of sleep, I… Continue reading stop! don’t read anything else about parenting until you learn how to do this ONE parenting hack!