Aidan recently participated in a conference for young writers. Kindergartners through eighth-graders were invited to submit and read stories to their peers. It was her third year, her third commemorative t-shirt, but the first year I got mad.
Her story was about a stinky unicorn named Pewnicorn. Poor Pewnicorn is so wretchedly stinky her [...]
“This can’t be natural!”
—Our first-grader Ryley, while stressfully wiggling a very loose, nearly hanging-by-a-thread tooth.
My first introduction to this writing exercise was at The Happy Husband. I’ve thought about doing it many times. Heather, Queen of the Laundry Pile, picked up on it at another blog, Owlhaven. I loved their renditions, so I thought I’d give it a shot too. If you’d like to try your own, I’d suggest [...]
Julie at Everyday Mommy tagged me—but not for a meme. She chose the subject of Putting Baby on a Schedule and asked several moms to share their thoughts on their blogs. I am honored to play along.
All five of my babies came into the world wondering why a disco ball wasn’t dangling over [...]
In characteristic Vashti-style, she describes a frightening diagnosis and unknown future as a “bad day”. Please go lend her your support and prayers. I’ve met her in person and she is an extraordinary person in so many ways. Here is a link to her news.