IMRL (in my real life)

It’s funny how when you start out parenting you think you have a plan. You plan to grow them up, to do all the right things, and to live happily ever after. Pee on the toilet seat is not part of your plan. Children who refuse to eat vegetable is not part of your plan. Mountains of never-ending laundry are absolutely not part of the plan. I sometimes feel that life and my plan should …

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Raised by wolves

When my oldest three were little I held dance parties in the living room as way for them, and me,  to blow off steam. I would turn the music up loud and we’d dance and shout until we were panting for air. Sometimes we’d have freeze dance parties if we were bored with the regular kind. I would turn the volume down on the radio and the kids would have to hold whatever position for …

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