“Uh, I’m Not an Uber,” and other awkward moments in life

It’s totally normal to seek validation in the hecticness of our busy days. Do I look presentable? Is my breath OK? This minivan doesn’t make me look as uncool as I think it makes me look, right? Oh Mama, of course it does. Being a busy mom of three rambunctious hellions, I have had the … Continue reading “Uh, I’m Not an Uber,” and other awkward moments in life

Ordinary Time

We have now returned to Ordinary Time. For those of you unfamiliar with the Catholic Liturgical Calendar, Ordinary Time refers to all that time in which priests root for the Packers. (I mean, wear green and gold.) Actually it means we’re not really doing anything special (Christmas, Easter, Pentecost) or preparing for anything special (Advent) … Continue reading Ordinary Time

An Aside: The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Pseudonyms

I read a book about boy development once, and I have a boy, and I married a former boy, so naturally I can now consider myself an expert on boys. (Or not.) But actually, one of the things this book (which I do recommend, called, conveniently, It’s a Boy!) taught me about boys in the … Continue reading An Aside: The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Pseudonyms