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Granny

Granny’s birthday was this week, in her honor I wanted to re-post her initial tribute: One of the worst things about living overseas is thinking about what we would do if we lost someone close to us at home.  Unfortunately we had to figure that out a few months ago.  Matt’s dear Granny died.  We got the call […]

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Culture Shock

I became a mother in Shanghai, China.  6,798 miles away from family.  My husband and I taught there for 3 years and As people like to point out,  my baby was, in fact,  made in China. With a positive test we found ourselves giddy at our first appointment at the women’s hospital  A large sign […]

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A Letter of Apology

I am sorry to every mother… I was an idiot and I admit it. It is time that I apologize for the person I was before I had a baby.  This apology goes out to all of the ladies who had kids before me.  Here is a list of reasons that I am truly very […]

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Life of a Squatter

We decided in the spring that Matt was going to stay home with baby boy and I was off to work.  Matt knew what he wanted to go to graduate school for so he was a better candidate. Moving to Denver on a single TEACHER income, we knew things would be tight.  Rent STARTS here […]

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