LOTS of changes (that happened reeeeeally quickly) have plunged literally ALL of us into a weird new Unknown, and some of us are finding fresh and exciting things to complain about. But (most of the time) everything doesn’t actually suck. … Continue reading What’s your glass-half-full look like?
You never know what you’ve got til it’s gone, they say. But I’m an editor, and I’d like to reconstruct that sentiment a bit: You never know what you’re missing til you’ve found it. Really, you don’t. You can spend … Continue reading 3+ME: Two years of the four of us
Life is “supposed to” be a blank canvas, but stepmoms don’t really fit into “supposed to.” Ever been to a paint night? You know the kind, where the instructor takes you step by step through the process of conquering a … Continue reading 3+ME: A masterpiece someone else started
The kids are grounded. We’ve never actually done that before, and I’m still not sure we’re doing it right. Because in my mind, “grounding” means you’re stuck in the house except for school, and generally isolated from anything fun. It … Continue reading 3+ME: Say what you mean. Mean what you say.
As I wrap my hands around a steaming mug of coffee in the cozy indoors, I can almost (almost) forget how frigid it is on the other side of those office windows. I hate the cold. But my husband… That … Continue reading 3+ME: ‘Nope, Daddy’s going with his friends’
Don’t outgrow finding the fun in life, and other lessons from the Hundred Acre Wood “Who was your first boyfriend/girlfriend?” As someone who forgets her passwords all the time, I rely on security questions like that one. And my response … Continue reading 3+ME: Tigger and tossed leaves