play with your kids

Parenthood¬†is a straight-up adventure. These¬†imaginative little boys of mine take me on wild rides all the time. And while there are certainly times when I want to tuck-and-roll, most of my motherhood moments are magical. My heart swells when I¬†see them slay dragons and fight fires and tackle monsters. Sometimes I have to remember to¬†toss […]

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a case for the dust bunnies

I’m sitting on my floor. I was supposed to be tossing trains back into the wicker toy box we attempt to hide in the corner of the living room, but instead, I’m sitting on my floor. The kids are asleep, the husband is working late, and here I am, sitting between Sheriff Woody and¬†Lightning McQueen. […]

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when my little world goes quiet

When the growing-too-fast baby snuggles into his fleecy pajamas, cozying into his crib. When the jumping-off-the-walls preschooler nods off, nestled under a fort of blankets. When the juggling-a-million-plates husband’s eyelids fall heavy as he reads the little ones¬†just one more story. When my little world is fast asleep, I’m wide awake. My days are filled […]

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