E is Amazing

Last Monday, on my brunch break (because my lunch is at 830am!), I had to drive over to my husband's work because I forgot something at home and needed it. I also forgot what it was. Anyways, thankfully he works about 10 minutes away. Less if school isn't in session. And he also works kitty-corner …

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Scouts is our Home. Scouts is our Tribe.

I have started and erased and restarted the intro to this specific blog post today more times than I care to admit. Since I cannot think of anything philosophically awe-inspiring, I will dive right in to it. Something magical happened this weekend. I am a scout leader. But I am a parent of a scout …

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An inner battle a Mama cannot fight

I identify as the gender I was assigned at birth. So was my oldest. And my husband. My mom. Aunt. Papa. You get the point. When I walk in to a room full of people, there is usually at least one person like me - a female. An assigned at birth, female. I dont have …

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Maybe I don’t want summer to end

The kids have been driving me crazy the past couple weeks. They have stopped listening. They have started being little brats. They are stubborn and moody and ugh. It is time for them to go back to school. I have been saying for the past week that I cannot wait for them to go back …

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Finally! It’s over!

I didn't think we would ever make it thru this school year. It has been a really tough year. I have never been tortured before. But I imagine it would be similar to what we experienced this year - slow, arduous, stressful, torture. I wasn't too worried about Thing 1 starting 2nd grade. But before …

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