Motherhood

A tall mom’s manifesto on how to raise tall girls

I get the questions from other moms a lot. “So how tall were you when you were her age?”  “How big are your feet now?”  “What age did you stop growing?” They’re mothers of daughters who are growing up tall, and they’re scared.  “She’s already FIVE TEN,” they tell me in hushed tones.  I get… Continue reading A tall mom’s manifesto on how to raise tall girls

Motherhood

The Mom-dalorian: What the Mandalorian taught me about being a parent

I thought I would be much older when I ordered my first box of Rogaine. Actually, I never really envisioned this moment for myself. But there it is, on my list of Amazon orders, right above diapers and below coffee filters. I have to say that of all the surprises of aging so far, including… Continue reading The Mom-dalorian: What the Mandalorian taught me about being a parent

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Book reviews, Reviews, TV reviews

Everything that entertained us in 2019

Okay, maybe this is not everything that's entertained us this year. But let's be honest, nobody needs to see another baby Yoda meme, anyway.  Here are some of the shows, podcasts, and books we couldn't help but share.    I Miss You When I Blink by Mary Laura Philphott In this funny collection of essays,… Continue reading Everything that entertained us in 2019

Faith

What a disability theologian taught me about not feeling rushed

There's nothing as long as toddler afternoons. They stretch. They yawn. They mosey. They refuse to be rushed by my constant refreshing of my husband's location on the "Find your Friends" app on my iPhone. They force me to sit with my son as he carries out lengthy and highly repetitive conversations between his Hotwheels… Continue reading What a disability theologian taught me about not feeling rushed