The kids' school pictures came in the other day and I cannot stop staring at them. When I was a kid, I feel like most school pictures looked pretty terrible and awkward. Or maybe that was just me? This is not the case these days, at least at my kids' school. The photographer s so … Continue reading A Snapshot of the School Year So Far
Last weekend my daughter's class had a late night field trip to the regional airport where we and a half billion other people (or a couple hundred, I'm not a mathmetician) crowded into the narrow hallway by the ticketing counter and waited for 2+ hours so we could greet some local veterans coming back from … Continue reading On Introversion, Social Anxiety and Made Up Words. #truth #servace #nofilter
We just finished a session of swim lessons at our favorite pool. I love this place for it's oh so small class sizes, incredible teachers and lessons that include everything from blowing bubbles underwater to every type of swim stroke you didn't know existed. They seriously cover every aspect of swimming with detailed charts at … Continue reading Swim Lessons: Underwater Pictures and Mom-commentary
At my core, I'm still that fourteen year old girl pouring through the latest Teen Magazine, looking for a fun quiz that will tell me who I am - who I should love - what career I should pursue - what dog matches my personality - what my car says about me. Basically, I love … Continue reading Personality Types: Meyers Briggs and Ennegram
Here's what I'm currently... Reading: Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel for my book club on Wednesday. I'm only 1/3 through the book so my odds of finishing on time are not looking great. It took me awhile to get into this one but after the first 100 pages or so it starts to pick up. … Continue reading Currently.
I'm kind of adoring this comic by Maritsa Patrinos of Seasonal Depression. Maritsa gets straight to the heart about what it takes to get girls interested with building toys like LEGOS. The answer isn't juice bars or LEGO Shopping Malls or pretty pink anythings. It's far more simple than that (I'm gonna make you read her … Continue reading Let’s Break Gender Stereotypes.