Find the Calm in the Chaos

Oh lovelies. We are all feeling some level of fear. Some level of anxiety. Some level of scarcity, uncertainty, helplessness. Yes? And we are seeing the affects of these negative emotions: selfishness, chaos, mass buying of toilet paper and hand sanitizer... There is a difference in preparedness and panic. There is a difference between indifference … Continue reading Find the Calm in the Chaos

Phone Calls From My College Student are More Than Just Phone Calls

On any given day the phone rings and based on the ringtone, I know it’s Girl, calling from college. When at all possible, I drop everything I'm doing and answer the phone with a happy, sing-song “Hellooooo!”  After hellos and how are yous, the phone call flows with tiny inklings into each other’s day. To … Continue reading Phone Calls From My College Student are More Than Just Phone Calls

A Guide to Surviving Your Firstborn’s College Drop-off Day

You’ve survived that dreaded trip (or ten) to Bed, Bath and Beyond. You’ve stocked her with enough cough and cold medicine to cure a preschool. You’ve gotten all the financial aid papers out of the way. And now it’s time. It’s time to take your first born to college. College drop off is emotional, exciting, … Continue reading A Guide to Surviving Your Firstborn’s College Drop-off Day