March 7, 2018

In the comments below, tell me about a time when waiting was beautiful. I'd love to hear your story!

 Today I had an eye appointment. I was worrying about finances while waiting for the doctor to come into the exam room when the sun suddenly  hit the window and painting...

March 7, 2018

Three days and two nights should be a fantastically impulsive weekend getaway in a tropical, all-expenses paid location. Recently however, it was the amount of time I spent hospitalized for an eye infection called Preseptal Cellulitis.

Three weeks to the day t...

January 16, 2018

My husband often does the last leg of snuggle-down bedtime with our daughter Z. It's their time together. It's also my time to have a few moments in my day completely to myself. Which for the last three years has been-- you know-- rare.

Recently my husband started telli...

January 9, 2018

About this time last year, I was asked by a local daycare owner to create a storytelling class for her 18 month-4 year olds. I immediately jumped at the opportunity and developed a story time called "Storybox", with the idea that the day's stories would magically emerg...

December 15, 2017

My friend Meredith is a clutter-free, organizational, small-space-living genius. She's also got an instagram I Iove following, and the other day one of her posts really got me excited.

She posted a picture of a basket of library books-- a simple, lovely, clutter-free Ch...