Tag Archives: moving

Mauve Sheets and Almonds

This weekend, George was invited to play in a Mendelssohn octet at the Toledo Museum of Art. I had just moved a state away for my brand new job, and I made the first of what will be many decisions … Continue reading

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Stress Less

On the way home from school yesterday, I was chatting with my three youngest kids about their day, their homework, their evening plans. And this theme kept repeating: “I’m so stressed out. I have so much to do. I’m never … Continue reading

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Two States, Three Years

Moving to two different states within three years is rife with challenges. The biggest one for me? Bigger, even, than finding new doctors and supermarkets and navigating school politics and back roads? Loneliness. Gus and I sat by ourselves at … Continue reading

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Cultivating Home

As my little Baby Blog grows up and my readership increases, I expose myself to more support… and more criticism. I think that’s why bloggers start small and build a loyal following — first your friends and relatives love and … Continue reading

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Changing Course

I’ve been MIA for awhile, I know. But I have a good excuse. Moving across five states with four kids, two dogs, and a guinea pig is not for sissies. It takes a great deal of time, patience, and money … Continue reading

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Preparing for Takeoff

He’s the kid who used to hide behind a chair and grunt, “Leave me alone!” while he worked on yet another Pull-Up. We were fairly certain we’d never get him completely potty trained. Discussing parallelograms and rhombi at age 2? … Continue reading

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The Journey Inside

I was incredibly honored to be featured on the beautiful site, Kind Over Matter. Amanda is a gracious host and a lovely, inspiring human being. If you’re looking for a daily dose of love and light, this is it. Thanks, … Continue reading

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