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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
Hypothetical advice for young romantics
Making plans for those lazy summer months
Field trip reality vs. Jazz Fest fantasy
10 Paths Toward Being OKish
A mother-daughter debate
Reasons why I don’t want another pet right now. And reasons why I’m on the fence.
Ruby gives the hard sell on sleep-away camp.
Be kind, yes, always – but kindness alone is not the solution to the problem.
Is there a sure way to keep kids safe online?
A conversation with two NOLA girls