An Ode to Sleepless Nights, Lonely Days, and Unabashed Love and Devotion

I recently came across a blog encouraging young mothers to keep going, keep mothering, keep forging ahead. The article assured these young moms they would survive these times, that it would get easier, that their kids would turn out okay. I thought this was beautiful. Back when I was a young mom, I read everything …

50 dollars will buy you a heck of a lot of apples and one unforgettable afternoon

They wanted to stay home last Saturday.   After all, it was Saturday, and so many other things cried out for their attention. And, really, what teenage boy gets excited at the prospect of driving out to the country to pick his own apples when he could be lounging in his pjs in front of …