Posts with Label: Parenting

A Woman’s Work: Samantha

A Woman's Work: Samantha

Samantha is my baby sister, but she’s not a baby anymore.  She is thirty, a new mom, and an entrepreneur, although she probably hates that term.  Sam was born when I was just shy of my 8th birthday, so I’ve always thought of her as little.  She’s not though, she’s a full-fledged grown up.  (She […]

Growing Up

Growing Up

Over the weekend, Bridget left for a 6-day school trip to Barcelona.  It’s a seriously amazing trip and an incredible opportunity for her.  But… (there’s always a but…) All last week before the trip,  I would think about her leaving and feel a surge of panic and hysteria.  I could physically feel the fear rise […]

The Halfway Point

The Halfway Point

Tomorrow marks 18 months since we moved to England.  We’re here for another 18 months before we head back to America.  This is the halfway point. And still I sometimes can’t believe we’re even here and we made this happen.  I love living in England,I truly do.  I love that we did this big thing […]

We Are Immigrants

We Are Immigrants

Matt was admonished last week by someone who told him that he shouldn’t talk to the kids about politics.  In my biased opinion, his response was perfect.  He said that it is his most important job as a father to teach his children not WHAT to think, but HOW to think.  He said that if […]

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