My cat Rodney is a troublemaker. Just last week, he mixed it up with some other animal in the neighborhood and got bit in the backside for his trouble.
One of my favorite places in town doesn't have a collection of beautiful flowers. It doesn't have a breathtaking vista or a soothing waterfall. What it has is books. Lots and lots of books.
Finding time to myself was simple in the days before children. Back when I was single, the only creatures who demanded my attention were two cats and a handful of friends.
A couple of Internet items that went viral this week got me thinking about the problems we moms often have with our body images.
I am so overscheduled that there’s no time to fit in getting sick.
1. You will cherish taking a shower, because it's (usually) the only "alone" time you get.
1. You will never be allowed to go to the bathroom alone again.
Little Max started Pre-K this week, and took to it like a duck to water. He loves his teacher, loves the classroom, loves riding the bus. In fact, riding the bus is the best thing about his day.
If it's August (which it will be for the next 34 hours), it must be time for school in Indiana. And so far, at least, we're actually getting into something like a routine.
I wrote a story for Fort Wayne Monthly magazine's September issue about the good folks who work with Blessings in a Backpack.