Tag: Family

WFH with a 2-year-old | 5 Things that Help Me Manage

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Working from home since March 18th has been many things. A mess. An opportunity to stay on top of housework (ha). A nice,...

Flagstaff: Coming Home to a New Place

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My little family is four months new to Flagstaff. We're the new kids in town. We just moved into our new house. We're navigating new...

Trending: A Return to The 3gen Household

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  I never thought I'd be living with my mother again, but at age 37, it happened. And I'm pretty sure my husband NEVER planned on...

Grandmother Doesn’t Always Know Best: Respecting Parenting Choices

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Until 1994, parents were encouraged to put their child to sleep on their stomachs. Our foremothers likely gave birth under Twilight Sleep. Growing up,...

I Dare You to Live with Less

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When I woke up for no particular reason in the middle of the night just in time to see our front porch catching on...

How Do Your Kids Address Their Elders?

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Not long ago, my daughter said to me, “Mama, I have a lot of aunties and uncles.” While that is true (I have 33 cousins...

One-and-Done? Maybe Reconsider.

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Once I read an article stating that the closest relationship any people would have is that of a sibling relationship. I thought about this...

Geography of the Heart: Becoming a Mom When Your Family is...

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I'm the first daughter in my family to move away from North Carolina in at least five generations. That's right, I have broken a...