Monthly Archives: February 2013

Happy Valentine’s Day

My day started with my son running into my bedroom and saying, “Happy Valentine’s Day, Mama. Here’s your present!” Then he gave me a huge bear hug. Best Valentine’s Day ever.

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Sick Day

This morning on Facebook (where else?) I found this link to a New York Times article about how time off actually makes you more productive. It was a serendipitous moment for me. I’ve been fighting a cold all week, coupled … Continue reading

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Modern Communication

Today I texted someone to see if they got my email. They called me to say they got my text. Modern communication. I can’t make this stuff up.

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Lessons from the Third Grade

Parenthood has a way of bringing back the awkwardness and painful memories of childhood in new and surprising ways. This week it came in the form of the World Market, a third grade social science unit where the kids study … Continue reading

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