I can’t find anything I’m looking for in the pantry.” Sound familiar? I used to open the pantry door and just standRead more
Erin E. Bell is a brave woman. She’s a mother, wife, writer, and Part-time faculty member and current Humanities Center Fellow at Wayne State University. Braver still, she has graciously allowed me to use her as my first parent interview. I couldn’t ask for a better volunteer.
I knew Erin in college. We were part of a small community at Oakland University made up of a handful of artist/non-conformist (or ’90s term “alternative”) types. I liked Erin because she was smart and philosophical, and I related to her because she was a bit jaded like me. She was and perhaps still does a great impression of Courtney Love. It was great catching up with her and seeing how parenthood has altered the course of her life… (read more)Read more
Among my many talents as a mom, I have become quite the “expert” when it comes to making piggy cupcakes.Read more
Can we address the elephant in the room when it comes to competitiveness? We simply can’t all be winners! It should be OK to be just OK. Average is not a bad place —Read more
I was happy that all three kids, even my 12 year old wanted to dye eggs this year. This year we wanted to try something new.Read more
We started the process of applying for a therapy/assistance dog for our Aspergirl, who was diagnosed at age 5 with High Functioning Autism, or what used to be called Asperger’s Syndrome.Read more
While driving to visit their grandparents with the three girls, Mark and I were talking about something in the frontRead more