A Desperate Tradition, Revisited

I love traditions. Don’t you? If you’ve been with me in my little corner of cyberspace for a year or more, then you may recall a post that I wrote last December called A Desperate Family Tradition. If you happen to have missed that one? Fear not.  And click here to...

Wordful Wednesday – For the Love of Music

This fall, much to my delight, The Small One finally decided that he would like to take piano lessons like The Twins. My laissez-faire approach toward the issue has paid off. That’s French for Leave the kid the heck alone, and he’ll come around. And come around he...

Wordful Wednesday: A Village of Truth

I pride myself in being a forthright individual. And I try to impress the importance of authenticity to my children. But…as we all know…it takes a village to raise a child. And so today, in this season of Thanksgiving, I take pause to pay homage to the “village” that...

Wordful Wednesday: On a Roll

I don’t mean to boast. Really, I don’t.  The last thing I wish to to is make the Blogosphere envious. But, friends? I cannot help myself.  I am fairly giddy with mommy pride, and I must share it with someone. So at the risk of offending you with one of those gushy,...

Wordful Wednesday: Epic Failure

*If you’re looking for the ThinkFun Games giveaway, please click here.  The winner will be announced on Friday, October 21st. **This is a post that I first published on October 14th, 2010.   Due to extreme laziness popular demand, I am re-posting it, almost one year...