I slipped between the sheets and rested my belly between us. She turned towards me in the dim light. I could see that her eyes were wet. “I’ll stay here with you,” I murmured. “Don’t worry. Go to sleep.” “I’m scared,” she said. “It’s okay, honey,” I said. “I’ll stay […]

I didn’t believe in death until I had to explain ...

My two-year-old gave herself a haircut yesterday. The first thing she said when I came in the room and found her with the scissors in her hands was, “It was too brown.” Then, feeling around for justification when she saw my wide open mouth, she changed that to, “It—it—it was […]

Mamas: Lay down your life or have it taken from ...

One of my first goals for the year 2018 is to take a screen fast, perhaps to sprinkle several throughout the year. The first will be one week long, and will begin Monday. My poor husband often has to deal with the “resolution” side of my unbalanced personality. He often […]

3 Reasons to Take a Screen Fast in 2018