I Am Not Going Into 7th Grade

I Am Not Going Into 7th Grade

My daughter started middle school three weeks ago and it’s certainly had its ups and downs . . . I knew it would be tricky but I really wasn’t prepared for quite how much it would trigger me. I mean, opening the locker alone was enough to make me...
The Joy and Excruciating Sorrow of De-cluttering

The Joy and Excruciating Sorrow of De-cluttering

We recently returned from a glorious beach vacation in Mexico, and upon our arrival back home, I found myself inexplicably possessed with the desire to Marie Kondo the shit out of the house. I decided I would systematically de-clutter all the rooms in our home, one at...
LTYM Boulder 2018: An Unforgettable Evening!

LTYM Boulder 2018: An Unforgettable Evening!

Thank you all SO much for coming out for LTYM Boulder 2018 and supporting us for another evening of memorable storytelling! We had another packed house at Unity of Boulder, and we couldn’t be more grateful for the positive energy and enthusiasm from our...
Beginnings, But Mostly Endings

Beginnings, But Mostly Endings

“Hi, Mama,” my 6th grader says as I walk up behind her. It’s Field Day, and she’s sitting with a group of her 12-year-old friends. Mama. She says it casually, naturally, just as when we are home, both she and her six-year-old sister alternate...