many hats

I have this conflicting feeling lately that I simultaneously have been wearing many hats – employee, researcher, friend, wife, chef, maid, daytime entertainer, milk producer – and only one – mom. I started to suspect that Oliver was feeling left out, so I decided to include him on the fun. handmade by our friend Rachel’s … More many hats

a million bucks

Yesterday, crossing the street, I passed a mother and her two (tween-aged) children. The daughter was saying something that I couldn’t hear, adding grand gestures as she spoke. When we met in the crosswalk I heard the mother respond “Well, I don’t know if it works that way, but if it does command it to … More a million bucks