Relax, my Foot (a Poem)

Relax, my Foot (a Poem)

Just this week, my friends and I were discussing the need to relax. We laughed and laughed about the last time we truly relaxed and felt relaxed. For me, this is hard to pinpoint. About four years ago, before Baby Diva was even a full-fledged plan, Math Man and I made...
The kiss that shook me (a poem)

The kiss that shook me (a poem)

Last night, Math Man and I kissed each other goodnight, and I realized: we’ve been kissing for a decade. A decade. While our children now take up more of our time than anything else does, there are still those kisses with him that remind me why we fell in love...
Barefoot Summer

Barefoot Summer

It’s summer. I love summer. Except when I hate summer. Honestly, summer is my absolute favorite time of year other than Halloween (come on — costumes!) because everything is lazy and relaxed and there are more naps in my daily routine. But I also hate...
Rebirth and Renewal (A Poem)

Rebirth and Renewal (A Poem)

It has been a long couple of years, it feels like. I’ve made some major headway into finally growing up. This year, I’ll cross the line over into 40 (gasp!), and it’ll be an opportunity to really be an adult. The poem theme for my bloggy friends this...
The End is Here

The End is Here

Four kids. Four kids and people keep asking us if we’re finished. Yes. We’re finished. No, we aren’t having any more. Our family is complete, and we’re happy. A little crazy, but happy. The end is here, and we are blessed beyond measure. These...
The Joy of Fall (A Poem)

The Joy of Fall (A Poem)

Every season, I think to myself: this is my favorite season. But it really always comes back to one: fall. There’s just something about the leaves and the crisp air and fall gatherings that remind me of the joy of fall and why it’s truly my absolute...