May 30, 2017 at 8:34 AM

Oh hey tiny terrorist, sorry I gave you the “pink” bowl (actually turquoise) with your delicious homemade oatmeal… When you run out of vitriol in your prison cell (room) or decide to end your hunger strike, you can join the rest of us peasants who eat our gruel with gratitude. #sorrynotsorry

May 24, 2017 at 10:35 AM

This morning’s car ride on the way to school: Me: “Josh, are you looking forward to getting back to preschool after vacation?” Him: “Yeah. I get to see my friends Spencer, Jackson, Lucas and Sofia.” Me: “Sofia. I haven’t heard you mention her before. What is it about Sofia that makes her interesting?” Him: “She […]

May 15, 2017 at 3:20 PM

Last night, A.J. Pollock was injured during the DBacks game. I turned to Josh: “J! The DBacks are running low on players. They need some players… are you ready? What position are you going to play… are you going to play in the outfield?” Josh (still staring intently at the screen): “No mom, I not […]

May 14, 2017 at 1:23 PM

Guys, this is what being a mom is for me. That being said, I really loved this quote by my friend Paul Yarger “To the moms who are with with us, and to those who mourn the ones who aren’t. To those who are mothers biologically and those who are mothers by choice. To those […]

May 11, 2017 at 6:24 PM

My husband, literally the best dad on the planet, just came in from work, whisked both boys (ages 3.5 & 1.5) away for the D-Backs game. The silence in the house is almost deafening. I think I’ll finish my dinner at my own pace and without interruption, maybe use the bathroom by myself, then turn […]

May 2, 2017 at 2:50 PM

The brake lights flashed in front of me and everyone came to a quick stop. Craning my neck to see around the other cars, the construction vehicles plugged away at their slow-motion activity. The frustration welled up in my throat and my right foot stuck to the brake pedal. “Why didn’t you know about this? […]