“Mom, can I have a CONSTRUCTION cake for my birthday this year?” I have three boys and three brothers, so I should be pretty good at this stuff by now. I mean … last year I threw a trash truck party! I’ve got this! Right? But this year I’m a little bit … exhausted! Okay,… Read More Construction Birthday Party? Nailed it!
It’s parent-teacher conference time. And for the first time, I had two in one day. And wow! They were so different from each other! It has really made me reflect on how unique my two boys are. It’s funny isn’t it? You have your first kid. You think you have the parenting thing figured out. Then the… Read More Two little turkeys
As many of you know, I’ve had a major shift this past year. I’ve gone from working in the fast lane in the Movement to End Sexual Exploitation, in the thick of things on Capitol Hill and at the United Nations … back to stay-at-home mama and part-timer. And now all my kiddos are gone… Read More Pitching Internet Safety to the PTA
I’m hovering four stories in the air on a little blue platform. A soft wind begins to blow. I’d usually welcome it on a steamy summer day like this, but not at the moment. Instead of cooling me off, the breeze causes everything around me to sway, increasing my terror. As my pulse races, I hear… Read More Letting go