Don’t take your eyes off the song

Yesterday, my 4 year old little Mira and I went to the grocery store together. As I was getting her out of the backseat, I asked if she wanted to wear her sunglasses into the store, or leave them in t...

The Real Parent Trap: Advice Overload

One of my most beloved activities as a child was peeling long strips of paint (most likely lead-based paint) off our concrete basement walls (in our leaky, mildewy playroom). We would then collect the...

How Tidying is like Bacon Bits

Have you ever eaten a meal with someone who savors each bite? Where, watching them eat almost translates into a palpable sense of vicarious delight at each morsel of food they put in their mouth? I re...

When the party’s next door

I’m lying in bed. It’s 8:30pm and I’m feeling accomplished because, as I mentioned…it’s 8:30pm and I’m in bed. Then I hear something. Live music?… Yes, itR...