Get Out Of My Head Freddy Mercury! (Why Mothering Is A Great Profession)

"I have a sparkle prize for you," he says, placing a closed fist on my desk.I look.I look harder."It's pretend," my three year old informs me, "the prize I gave you is a sparkle prize."I smile. I'm sitting in my ratty wicker chair, the one with an appropriated couch pillow to prevent poking.  I'm trying … Continue reading Get Out Of My Head Freddy Mercury! (Why Mothering Is A Great Profession)

The Great Western Pant Shortage

We took a three and a half hour trip to the beach for an overnight vacation. All of us. A two year old, a nine month old, and two "adults". One of the "adults" forgot to pack a few things. Pants for the two year old. Sunblock. More than one towel. We realized the pant … Continue reading The Great Western Pant Shortage