Author: Eve Crawford Peyton

Memory Lane

When I mentioned last week I was heading to Pensacola, I was anticipating a pleasant mini-vacation with the girls – we’d have a cozy night in the hotel before dropping Ruby at her roller derby clinic, and then Georgia and…

Road Trip!

I’ve heard my friends with kids talk about “travel sports,” but honestly, I am still not sure what that means. I know what those two words mean separately, of course, and so I can take a guess at what they…

Ruby Reps Roller Derby

It is a constant source of amusement to me how very different Ruby, my somehow-now-12-year-old daughter, is than I was. In school, I loved English and struggled with math; she is the exact opposite, making high marks in math and…

Shipwrecked

Excerpted from Eve Crawford Peyton’s blog, Joie d’Eve,  which appears each Friday on MyNewOrleans.com   There are many sacrifices we make as parents, and so it was that I found myself planning on taking a vacation day – a gorgeous…

Ready to Launch

Excerpted from Eve Crawford Peyton’s blog, Joie d’Eve,  which appears each Friday on MyNewOrleans.com Sometimes I think I that even now, at age 38, the Baby-Sitters Club figures too much into my daily life. When Georgia struggles with her handwriting…