Lessons for a Supermom

“Lessons for a supermom,” Boy Genius sounded out from the cover of a book. “Lessons for a supermom?” he repeated, this time questioning either himself or the bookcover. “Mommy?” “What?” “What is this ‘lessons for a supermom’?” “A book.” I couldn’t help myself. No wonder he’s a smart-alec. “No,” he huffed. “I know that.” Pause. […]


You know how sometimes you wake up with a crick in your neck and end up spending half the day walking around looking like you just found out someone’s cat died or, worse yet, like a “bug in an Edgar-suit” (Men in Black)? You catch yourself saying “it doesn’t hurt if I hold it like […]

45 Days

It’s been about 45 days since my last post. I’m not saying that because it’s a record I’m proud of or anything … just pointing out the fact that I’ve been a blogging slacker as of late. And actually acknowledging the length of time makes it even funnier to me that I’m blogging now. You […]

The Simple Life

Despite the season, I’m in a “spring cleaning” sort of mood, though my idea of spring cleaning is probably not typical. When I “spring clean,” I don’t wax floors and scrub baseboards; I purge. I throw things out or away. I simplify. Or, at least, I try to simplify. For instance, now that I’m working […]