We had a snowstorm last week. Of course, this meant my two young children had to go outside. If you’re a mom, this means simply you will be tortured for the next hour. First, you need to dress them, which takes time because of the many layers of clothes. When I was young, I couldn’t […]

January 25, 2012

A Safe Place…

Dear Jake…  Tomorrow you begin kindergarten.  It’s late. I’m working on my computer, IPod blasting in my ear, while your father watches Whale Wars on television, his favorite object tattooed to his hand (the remote). The house is relatively quiet, and all I can think about is in a few hours I will be putting […]

September 7, 2010

Dear Jake…