When Kids Are Creepy at Night

At 11:30pm I was working later than I should have when my attention was broken by the sound of a whimper coming from upstairs. The refrigerator’s hum and buzzing from the bugs of summer outside, make it hard to pinpoint where the whimper is coming from. I hear it again. It’s my son. This isn’t... Continue Reading →

A Weather Balloon Landed in Our Yard

“Mom? Can you come here? There is something in your yard.” My interest piques, I scoot out from my desk and join my two oldest at the sliding glass door overlooking our large grassy backyard. It appears to be a small orange parachute with a long string connected to it, though the other end tucks... Continue Reading →

Summer End

When summer first begins I can’t wait to toss aside my sweaters and boots. Shorts, tank tops, and flip-flops are a welcome change. I rejoice in the idea of getting outside more. Snow and ice are traded in for sunshine and evening thunderstorms. There is something peaceful about falling asleep to a thunderstorm rolling in.... Continue Reading →

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