“Mama, I thought you were leaving!” Maggie looked up from her short stack of wooden blocks where she crouched, smiling,… Read more No tissues
My three year-old daughter has been waking up around 2 a.m. for weeks now, tossing and turning in tears, crying… Read more Outcomes
In memory of my friend Tara’s father, Jerry, who recently relocated to The High Resting Place, and in celebration of… Read more Platitudes
Making the magic happen
I’m constantly keeping my antennae up for eye-catching bits regarding retention, the workplace, professional development, and careers. I came across… Read more Making the magic happen
Doing motherhood like a dude
My closest friends may snort laugh in agreement when I admit that I’m a bit of a dude. I’m not… Read more Doing motherhood like a dude
One dark, starry, windy night—not unlike tonight, with temperatures drastically dropping, warning of winter storms approaching—I crouched alongside dozens of… Read more Move
Drowning the crocodile
I feel like Captain Hook every day. I hear the tick tock of an invisible clock, and at times, it’s… Read more Drowning the crocodile
Crying over spilt coffee
After performing crib gymnastics and break dancing for half an hour, Maggie finally crashed and began her brief nap. I… Read more Crying over spilt coffee
How about a round of applause?
Last night, I had a more-trying-than-usual time lulling my baby into slumber. I nursed her. I changed her diaper. I… Read more How about a round of applause?
Setting down the bucket
Life is incredibly short. I was reminded of this yesterday when my husband learned that a friend of his from… Read more Setting down the bucket