Hope and Destruction

Last night the boys auditioned for the Christmas play. They are excited and full of anticipation. Instead of Paul being at the audition I had to go with baby in tow. It was not ideal, and while I didn’t tell them I did text Paul that if they didn’t get parts it would be because […]

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Camp Mama: Astronomy

Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms The Blog.   We saved the final frontier for the final week of summer as a perfect lead-up to the solar eclipse. I’ve been feeling melancholy about summer ending soon but I’m grateful I can look back at so many great memories. As a result we squeezed in as many crafts […]

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Camp Mama: Economics

Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms The Blog.   I think the biggest Camp Mama surprise for me last year was the popularity of Economics Week. Really? Economics? It does make sense, if you think about it, it was all about “money, money, money, money.” Naturally my rabid capitalists were all over it. (Note: don’t play Monopoly […]

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In Defense of the Mom Uniform

Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms The Blog.   I get it. I do. Stretchy pants (be they yoga pants, leggings, sweatpants, whatever) paired with a t-shirt (in any combination of oversized, stained, ratty, or otherwise), and a messy ponytail, it’s a sloppy look. I know. No one who’s wearing it thinks “I make this stained, ripped […]

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Feeling Time vs. Filling Time

Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms The Blog.   Today I found myself all by myself with a half hour wait. The internet was spotty where I was so I was spared the default of wasting my time on facebook and instagram.¬†Usually I bring a book if I think I’ll have a few minutes to kill. Even […]

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