The Queen of Sparkle

“Wow, Mommy! You look just like a queen in that apron!” Most queens, I bet, spend their afternoons makeupless and covered in splatters of a volcano experiment gone awry while scrubbing a sink full of dishes in an apron. And this, of course, was just a couple of hours after...


The Oatmeal Days

It's not always the red-flag crisis days that are hardest to take. It's the "oatmeal days". The ordinary, "zero" days of little or no consequence. [...] The days that everyone deals with. We cope. We wend our way the tangle of tedious activity and sandpaper people scattered through our day and get no applause, because … Continue reading The Oatmeal Days