i don’t always play with my kids
We’ve heard that play is the work of childhood. It’s such a beautiful sentiment. And sometimes, if we are being honest, I feel like I mess play up. Because for kids, play is magical. It is an institution, both a verb and a noun, a language for them to process how their little selves fit…
to all the parents who had a tough morning
To the mama who was late today: I see you. The mama who planned to eat a hot breakfast, but got side-tracked and surrendered to another chalky bar bound together by fiber and protein. The mama who packed the lunches they won’t eat, made the coffee she won’t finish, carefully selected the outfits destine for…
what did you do today?
“What did you do today, daddy?” This is my preschooler’s favorite way to start conversation at the dinner table. She hasn’t seen daddy all day. She wants to know what she missed. Her little world is pure and simple, lined with stickers and colorful necklaces, but still constantly changing. She cherishes the potential for adventure…