Stories Matter

We all have our stories about who we are or the series of events on how we got to where we are now. Sometimes these stories are told to friends and relatives, and are well-known to those around us. They're the stories we tell at parties and family get-togethers. Sometimes our stories are forgotten, shelved … Continue reading Stories Matter

The Tooth Fairy’s First Visit

My daughter lost her first tooth a couple of months ago. She was so excited! A few of her Kindergarten friends had begun to lose a few teeth, which I thought was rather early. Apparently, this is when it begins to happen. (Yes, I googled it just to be sure.) She had been wiggling the … Continue reading The Tooth Fairy’s First Visit

Growing Up

It's bittersweet for me to say that Emily will be starting preschool in less than two weeks. She is so excited! I am a mess. I'm excited for her, but also a mix of amazed, worried, proud, sad, eager... Being a teacher, I've always heard parents marvel at how quickly their child has grown up. … Continue reading Growing Up