Our girls keep us on our toes. They drive us crazy one moment and astound us the next. While I have yet to figure out our 13yr old, I approach parenting these 2 humans the Universe sent me with Unconditional Love. Read more to see what that looks like in action.
How Powell’s Bookstore Became a Bribe and a Reward
Last Nov, I posted a letter our 10yo wrote about coming home from school, super excited, and demanded to visit Powell's. I tagged Powell's with no expectations because I am a decent human who likes to give credit where credit is due and Powell's inspired that story. Next thing I know, Powell's has become a bribe AND a reward, and I ain't mad.
First day of school. First day of fresh, new, blank slates.
Both girls are attending new schools this year. B is now in Middle School while E was transferred to a new school that is better suited to her needs. And I am a nervous wreck sitting here at home. I vacillate between holding my breath and opening random apps on my phone to keep my... Continue Reading →
1st week back at school went spectacularly well
Our girls went back to school 691 days after the pandemic began in our area. I procrastinated re-registering them and I may or may not be waiting for the other shoe to drop. But dammit - 1 week in and the smiles are just beginning.
After 690 days – they went back to school and this anxiety is not new
Parenting in 2022 sucks. It's been 690 days since the last time my girls were in school. It was hard then. This is going to be a different kind of hard.