Today I found my toddler standing on a stool, on top of a stool. "Surely nothing is that important," I thought, as my mind quickly raced onto the next task. Putting stool on top of stool, my psyche breathes, cries out "stop."
A woman (in a stunning art deco rain coat that my grandmother would have attempted to purchase from her on the spot) gave Arden and I her cart at Aldi today. "On me." she said. "what a polite little girl." Yes it was only 25 cents, but three steps later, when Arden melted-down over having to... Continue Reading →
Yesterday was my first day back to work. After having a baby 16 weeks ago today,I am one of the fortunate ones to just be going back now. While working, I ran into a young teacher and mother who had recently substituted in my old position for an extended period. In a quick conversation... Continue Reading →