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What I’m looking forward to this year
Fine, I caved and got the Elf on the Shelf. Now what?
Plans vs. Reality
Without any of my trademark cynicism, I can honestly say that my kids are the greatest reason to be thankful.
The only benefit to getting me mad about attacks of press freedom
Ruby takes on dress codes and trashy costumes
Two of my passions
Making our – yes, our – way through middle school
Technology is thwarting my efforts to be a “cool mom.”
My friend Jess and I didn’t exactly “meet cute,” but she is one of my dearest friends.
This week has been rough for many people. Keep going anyway.
A.A. Milne might have been on to something here.
The impact of mom wisdom
The “storm” gave me a priceless gift.
Watching from the sidelines as kids develop their talents and passions.
The pain and joy – and OMG, the bickering – of sisterhood
Five observations from our first few days
Sort of? Mostly? In many places? How can we make school zones speeds more obvious?
An exhausting few days, full of good stress and bad
Going to work where I went to school
Ruby is in St. Louis, and I am more or less bereft.
Summer blog topics I have no idea about: Beachy summer hair Fun flat lays of summer fashion trends Healthy green smoothies Best rosés Flirting with your summer crush Homemade gourmet popsicles These are not things I know anything about anymore…
With Ruby free of the constraints of a school uniform, I have no idea how I will manage.
Ways to eat one of NOLA’s most ubiquitous summer delicacies
Separating families is wrong, full stop.
A haiku a day keeps my crazy away
Third time is not the charm for camp packing
Being the caretaker of a sick parent is harder when you’re also the only surviving sibling.
Am I doing too much or not enough? Am I doing any of it well?
Pulling together a list of things kids need to learn