Monthly archive September, 2014
A Moment Please

A Moment Please

How do we get through to him? He’s disinterested. We can’t force him to be engaged. He just doesn’t care and if he doesn’t care, we can’t make him. It’s almost as if Jett had heard our conversation. But he couldn’t have, could he? He was in his room, door closed, IPad on, attention diverted....
No, You're Not.

No, You’re Not.

Jett threw down his #2 pencil and sincerely spewed, “I’m Stupid!”. My heart sank. We’d been at it for what felt like hours. It’s 3RD GRADE MATH for crying out loud. How hard can it be??? Yet, there I was, sitting there thinking, “No my son, I don’t get this either. I’M stupid”. I know that I’m...
My Dad

My Dad

I lost my father last year. But technically I lost him a very long time ago. It’s no secret that my father and I weren’t close. We spoke only twice in two decades. I envied other people’s fathers – the kind of fathers I had seen in the movies or watched on TV. I grew up hoping...
Working, Living, Being Together... Foreeeeever.

Working, Living, Being Together… Foreeeeever.

Jason and I have had our ups and downs. It’s not easy to run a business (or two!) together, raise a family, live with in-laws (who are incredibly awesome BTW!) all the while maintaining a healthy, yet not-so-private (what’s up Facebook!), relationship. But we manage, because we love each other, and our family, with everything...
Get it???

Get it???

It’s weird to actually ‘get’ my kids. I mean REEEAAALLY get them, but I do. It’s hard for me to bite my tongue when Jett says he refuses to work in groups. It’s excruciating to force Dane into social situations when he’d rather just hang back in his room and let the company come to...