Early in March, the boys came home with geckos. I lifted my eyebrows at Andy and he said, “It’s better than a dog.” We’ve been saying no to a new… Read more when whimsy won →
Even though the world demands love to be public and showy, I know that true love runs much deeper and quieter.
I love this picture because it perfectly captures Sam at this moment in time. Sam sent it to our family text thread yesterday, and I giggled when I saw it.… Read more so sam →
Not so long ago, we were standing in the cobblestone Diagon Alley. It was a dream come true for Hannah. She drank her Butter Beer while contemplating which wand from… Read more Ollivander’s Wand Shop →
I told everyone — Andy, God, my editor, even the universe (whatever that is) that I will not be writing another book until all of our kids have graduated high… Read more heart-zapper →
This is us. I’m wondering when I’ll be able to post a family picture without feeling like I owe an explanation about being five. I supposed the explanation lies in a… Read more Us as a Family of Five →
Right now I am reminded of the importance of collecting the ordinary stories of my life. Big meaning is always found in tiny moments. Right now I’m nearing the end… Read more right now →
This is my favorite Christmas picture. Time: Christmas eve, after all of the hubbub is finished for the day. Event: After opening the traditional Christmas even present of jammies +… Read more favorite →