Behind The Scenes of Mother’s Day

Just over a week ago, I was honored to co-produce the 5th season of Listen To Your Mother Boulder. I was a cast member in LTYM Denver 2013, and LTYM Boulder 2015, but this was my second year producing the show with my fantastic co-pilot Ellen Nordberg. Producing a...

Mediocre At Everything Else

“Does being a good mom and wife make us mediocre at everything else?” My friend sent me this text message a few days ago. Her words stirred something inside me that I think about often—and then immediately stop thinking about because it depresses me. The...

Marching With My Daughter

We woke up at 6:30, when it was still dark out, an unusually early hour for both of us. While the rest of the family slept, we dressed hurriedly; I shoveled oatmeal in my mouth as I packed our backpack with waters and snacks. Our friends were with us, and we gathered...

Another Tragedy, More Parent Shaming

On New Year’s Eve, a six-year-old boy went missing in Colorado. His body was just identified yesterday; he was found in a nearby pond. This is devastating news. “Every parent’s worst nightmare,” the news stories always say when these things...