Category: The Family

Superhero Name: AnxietAli

There are many reasons why I quit my job about a month ago and perhaps when I’m finished officially — a week from Friday — I will talk about the hows and whys but right now the reason I bring it up is that while I have definitely been poking…

#Smugmama and Passing Ships

Obviously I scared you all away with my weirdo instagram stalker tendencies. Or maybe it was some of the things I’d say to my 17-year-old self. The blogging and writing publicly landscape sure was easier when my children didn’t constantly have a say in what I’m allowed to share. Not…

On Laundry: Who Says Mommy Blogs Are Dead?

Every time more than one seemingly bad thing happens in a row, instinctively and without thought, I throw my hands up in the air and say, “Maybe Mercury is in Retrograde!”  Now, here’s where I let you know that I have absolutely not one clue what mercury in retrograde actually…

That Time I Ugly Cried So I Could Give You Some Wonder

If you ask Emily, she’s not the favorite. She feels overlooked. If you ask Josh, he’s not the favorite. He feels overlooked. If you ask Isabella, she’s not the favorite. She feels overlooked. If you have ever talked to a parent, been a parent, watched a television show about a…

Any Given Sunday

This story is not about Shabbat and how much I love Shabbat. (Oh I love it so) This story is about Sunday. The problem is, I can’t really tell one without the other. Because when you keep Shabbat, Sundays are SUNDAYS. On Friday evening (more like afternoon in the winter…

Back-Ish

Of course, as it always is with me, the day I wake up feeling the most myself I have felt since March — the day I have an Angela Chase Blister In The Sun-esque spring in my step, the day I’m ready to sit down and write — I literally…

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