It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single woman raising a child must be in want of a husband. (My apologies, Jane Austen.) But seriously, folks, isn’t that the common opinion? Some single mothers might indeed want to marry — but not all. (more…)
Nurture Her Nature
Lesley has had a lot of experience with interacting with and hosting neighborhood kids. Her house is the place to be in their neighborhood. So far, I’ve lived vicariously through her experiences, enjoying her stories and laughing at her sometimes distraught texts. This weekend, though, my house was invaded. (more…)
If you haven’t gathered already, Ali is slightly obsessed with traditions. I’m happy to say this has rubbed off on me a bit, though I’m still on the sane side of things. So when the planets aligned and Story and I were able to take part in our church’s tradition of making Lenten pretzels, I enthusiastically signed us up. (more…)
This past week, Riley spent her first spring break at Girls, Inc. They had a really cool itinerary filled with various exercises and sports, including a trip to aerial yoga and a CrossFit gym. It was a week of workouts I have to admit I was a bit jealous of, and I was certain that she would come home with a new activity that she had fallen in love with. What would it be? Lacrosse? Soccer? Yoga? (more…)
Story and I live about a half an hour out of town. While we are in love with our house, yard, neighbors, and neighborhood, living out here can be rather inconvenient (no pizza delivery!). To avoid the back-and-forth as much as possible, we try to group our errands and outings in town, but sometimes there are significant time gaps. Our go-to for these in-betweens is the library.