I might be the only one who feels like this, but… sometimes I feel like everything—all the regular stuff, the getting up and the going through the day and the being a person—I feel like it’s all too much and I don’t want to deal with any of it. … [Read more...] about How to Make Everything Work Again
There is a chest cold leaping from kid to kid in my house, which sounds super unpleasant now that I write it down, but that’s only because it is. Truth in advertising, y’all. Ten days (per kid!) of fever-plus-coughing-plus-misery times six kids … [Read more...] about If You Feel Like You’re Battling the Waves
Expectations are weird, aren’t they? A lot of the time we see them getting in our way, but sometimes we talk about expectations like they’re a good thing. We say we have high expectations for ourselves, or for our kids. (That can be good, … [Read more...] about What Do You Expect?
I ran into my friend Mark last Sunday and asked him how his week was going. “Fantastic!” he said. “It just started!” YOU GUYS. The week just started. I had not thought of this. I was thinking about the week that just ended, and the days … [Read more...] about What If You’re Just Getting Started?
If, on any given Monday, you ask me how my weekend was, I will say: “It was probably good!” I’m sorry, I know you’re making conversation and I am not being informative at all. But my brain has moved on to NOW, it cannot replay the last … [Read more...] about Because We Don’t Have Time to Be Busy