Category: And Working Mother

As a wife and working mother of three boys, I blog for the sake of my family because if I don’t make notes here about where they can all find their socks, they’ll be lost without me when I’m gone.

Piece of Apple Pie

When I say goodnight to my children, it’s usually, “Night, night pumpkin pie.” I’m not sure why. Maybe I got that from my folks. Maybe because I love pumpkin pie. Maybe because my kids are so cute and sweet I…

Bye Bye Kindergarten

Last week my youngest, five-year-old-about-to-be-six Ryan, graduated from Kindergarten.  That’s it.  I will never be a mom of a Kindergartner again.  (Pause…)  Yay!  He will tell you that he is now a “Firstie”, as in a first-grader.  I’d never heard…

In The Old Country…

My five year old son is swimming in the pool as I sit here at the patio table working on my laptop. It’s 9pm on a Saturday night on the outskirts of Phoenix and still 90 degrees outside. My five…

Sticky Like a Website

As a wife and working mother of three boys – 15, 11, and 5 – it’s difficult to meet all the needs of the people in my life. Because I sometimes travel for work, I’ve missed some pretty important events…

I Think I’m Selfish

Every day when I leave work, I call my husband to let him know that I’m on my way. It’s a habit that we’ve followed since we seriously started dating around 8 years ago. Some days it’s just a quick…