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Cruise Control

The decision to quit my teaching job and stay home was one of the most thought out and analyzed decisions I have ever made in my 35 years of life. With one week left until I begin working at home part-time and being a stay-at-home mother, I reflect on leaving a career I love and a job…

My Crazy Pregnancy Craving for Eggs

I had a majorly irrational pregnancy moment today. It all started with a craving: eggs. I wanted eggs, and I know that there are arguments about whether pregnancy cravings are purely psychological or scientifically based, but I am telling you now: this morning, I wanted eggs. And not just any eggs, McDonald’s scrambled, delicious eggs.…

Real

I am dreading the day  when I have to tell my son that fairy tales are not real  and Santa Clause is a “spirit all around you.” A strange thought, on a windy Friday afternoon, while I suddenly realize that mirages are prevalent in more places than just within the sun-struck sand. I wish I…