Tag Archives: balance

This is not a food blog*

*but this post does contain a recipe! This is not a food blog, and I am not a food blogger.  For one thing, I do not have the camera, lighting, or patience to carefully photograph the process of creating a … Continue reading

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Just breathe

Last Sunday I crept into church 10 minutes late and settled into the pew behind my family just as announcements were concluding. My hair was still damp because I hadn’t had time to dry it. I’d made a pot of … Continue reading

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Fabulous Friday

Today is a school holiday for my younger daughters, which usually means a little slower pace in the morning.  I got up at 6:30am to make lunches, since my teenager has a regular school day, and then crawled back into … Continue reading

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Eulogy to Christmas 2010

Christmas 2010 came and went too fast. I adore Christmas; it’s one of my favorite holidays. I love the music, I love the decadent treats we allow ourselves, I love the lights. I love the nostalgia and the anticipation of … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

Soccer mom

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We’re going to skip more

Sometimes doing things for your children is not the same as doing things with your children. This was our schedule on a recent, but typical, Saturday. 12:00-1:00pm Daughter A’s soccer game 2:00-5:00pm Daughters A & B’s Daisy Girl Scout outing … Continue reading

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How to make a business trip a working mom’s vacation

Business travel isn’t a big part of my job, but as a high tech marketing person I’ve always had occasional trips for things like tradeshows, roadshows, and customer visits. Now that I’m a remote worker, I have to travel more … Continue reading

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