A bittersweet milestone, one that is tearing me up as much as it is confusing for her.
Yet another first for my child who is drawn to books and art and writing elaborate fictional stories in a summer replete with physically breaking free.
The only thing that is going to top this for her upcoming birthday is a real live puppy, and wow is she going to be devastated with a gift card to a hardware store.
Yet another developmental milestone whose rewards are in direct proportion to the years it takes off of your life.
“If you were going to go into an auto repair shop that makes a promise that says that they are going to guarantee their work, they’ll have a place for you to sit, and they will talk to you in a language that you understand, would you give them a try?”
My favorite type of vacation with the kids, although the world traveler in me is so excited about the possibility of showing them more.
Friends and family are going to be like, whoa. Heather knows how to use the Postal Service?
Nearing the maximum of my cellular data plan and one very good reason to buy a bigger one.
Weathering a heat wave with the help of my family and that which turns Marlo into a Golden Retriever.
By the end of the night everyone was speaking with a drawl and swapping stories about the mud flaps on their pickup trucks.