• Momhood

    Can You Be a Writer and Have Kids?

    During this last spring break, I took my three children to visit my mother and aunt in Tucson, Arizona. It was a bright, loud, active, social time. We yakked on about everything from politics to the names…

  • Momhood

    7th Grade Is the New College

    Next year, my son will enter middle school. And in learning about middle school, I realized middle school, at least in our school district near Seattle, is not middle school as I knew it. It’s more intense.…

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    Better Than We Used to Be

    The other day I received an email from my youngest daughter’s teacher. She invited me to the Friday assembly to see my¬†daughter receive an award for being respectful in class. A little later I told this to…