Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

Ever since we renovated our master bathroom a month ago I have this urge to make the rest of our house just as nice. Grown-up nice. Furniture that I didn't have to assemble myself nice.  A bright white kitchen that gleams in the sunlight. A walk-in pantry with a secret shelf for all the cookies … Continue reading Why We Can’t Have Nice Things


What the Yell

Lately it seems like all I do is yell. I have two volumes: silence and yelling. I don't know if it's because the kids' behavior is getting increasingly worse (or should I say difficult rather than worse?) or if my patience is running particularly thin these days, but yelling has become the new normal. I … Continue reading What the Yell