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...
Why Are We All Drowning?

Why Are We All Drowning?

I stood at my kitchen island, wiping spilled food off my to-do list, staring at my weekly meal plan, and feeling the biggest case of déjà vu ever. Hadn’t I just been standing here, frantically stirring something on the stove and scanning my list to identify the...
What Happened When I Went Gluten Free

What Happened When I Went Gluten Free

Almost three months ago my husband and I decided to go gluten free. Just for a few weeks, at first, to see what would happen. We both have a lot of joint pain and stiffness, and we knew gluten often causes inflammation, so we wanted to see how removing it from our...

Finding Out

“I know Daddy is my Tooth Fairy,” she told me. *** I remember finding out, sitting in the bathroom of our Midwest ranch home, crying brokenheartedly. My mom answered my questions honestly, and like most kids, I found out about all three in one sitting:...