My book of the month for September was Pat Barker’s The Silence of The Girls, a retelling of The Illiad from the perspective of Breseis, Achilles prized female slave. It was a timely selection given the headlines and a reminder that women have been at the mercy of men for all of time. I read … More The Silence of the Girls
We’ve got a lot going on this month and I don’t see things slowing down for the rest of the year! Here are the fun things that are on our agenda that will be mixed in with playdates, house projects and plenty of football! Soccer Tots – Saturday will be soccer day with Detroit City … More October Checklist
I’m not the mom I thought I’d be. I’ve determined it’s impossible to really understand parenting until you’re parenting. I think the hardest concept to comprehend is that you’re starting from literal nothingness. You can see a kid at a store and have thoughts how you’d improve that child’s behavior in the moment but it’s … More Parenting Rules?
Our neighbors had their first baby last week and I decided to bring them a meal as a welcome treat. The country is so divided and depressing, I wanted to make an effort to put some unity vibes in the universe. I hope that maybe if we all make efforts in small ways we can … More An Easy Meal For A New Mom
Danny got a trial of HBO Go to watch Westworld which is convenient timing because I want to watch both Jane in 5 Acts and Queen of the World special – I just have to find the time. I am living in these jammies these days. Super comfortable and cute. Stephen Colbert shows off his … More Fast Four
We had a glorious four days away from home and a long weekend in Naples. It was Lucas’ first plane ride and our first plane ride in a decade. We flew Spirit and I have no complaints. I have no complaints period it was relaxing and I learned some important lessons. We need to travel. … More Travel Lessons In Naples, FL
We had a great summer but I’ll admit I’m ready for a change in season. Our days at the pool, eating popsicles on the porch and twilight walks were wonderful but our a/c could use a break and I miss sweaters (I won’t miss boots and winter jackets though). Now that Lucas is older, I … More September Checklist