Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy

It’s Personal

Hello, hello! It feels like ages since I had a chance to check in and catch up with you and today, after watching Jackson's Hispanic Heritage performance at school this morning (his class danced the meringue--so cute!) and then volunteering at kindergarten lunch and recess, I have a little time while Joanie naps in which… Read More

I turned 40 earlier this month and one of the goals I set for myself for this decade was to make my life a little easier. This is different — or I should say more — than just "simplifying my life," which makes me think of mad organizing binges (which I have regularly), getting rid… Read More

(Me, about midway through my 30s). Today is the last day of my 30s. Tomorrow my first-born starts kindergarten and I turn 40, and I am mostly excited — but a little nostalgic — about both these milestones. My 30s were pretty fantastic, albeit exhausting. I fell in love with Drew, I almost lost him… Read More

Hello! Guess what today is? It's 17 more days until school starts again! (And also 17 more days until I turn 40, but in our home the former is the bigger deal). This summer has been a ... kind of weird one. Nothing particularly challenging has happened in our home, though we've had some struggles… Read More