After a few false starts and intentional ignorings of my alarm, I rose before the children needed to with the intent to get a head start on the day. The idea sounded great last night -you know, during that time I looked over the laundry, paper bills and tax forms, dishes, laundry, to-do list, messy … More A Head Start on the Day?
“There’s something wrong with your hair,” my oldest says, making a face. Trying to elaborate, he adds, “It just looks terrible.” These are the sort of compliments that hit a mother right in the self esteem. They come at the right moment, too: just when I’ve talked myself into some gym clothes and in front … More At-Home Gym