Club Big Kid

Ellie turned 6.  (Can we all just take a moment to point out that Philip turned TEN in FEBRUARY and I didn’t breathe a word about it here?  I am that mom.) She plotted and planned the perfect execution for her entry in Club Big Kid. Before you ask, no,...

Tea Time

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, nothing can save a day like tea. The last few weeks, round about lunchtime is the time I’m ready  to cash in the chips instead of serve them. Lunch after a morning of screeching, screaming and squabbling...

In Case You Haven’t Noticed

I’ve been stewing for the last week.  Reading status updates of people hating on Mother’s Day has riled me up.  The sentiments behind the posts were legitimate – grieving a mother, the hurt of infertility, dreams deferred, rough relationships, and...