Dear New Jersey: A Letter from an Old Friend in Italy
That little voice in my head that reminds me to dig out my car keys before I’m standing alone in a poorly lit parking lot is poking at me, in the ribs, in the heart, in the head – has my home state lost its street smarts? Is it giving some invisible lurker the advantage?
Right Now, It’s Okay to Be Soft.
This year brought something else. Something that isn’t breaking only my heart, but breaking the world’s. While racing for survival, we are being forced to slow down and reconsider everything from our daily tasks to our deepest fears.
Spring Break Under Quarantine: Family-Friendly Movies from the 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s
Is your spring break under quarantine? Check out these great family-friendly movies from the 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s.
Soul Lessons from a Year of Homeschooling, Part 5
When our year of homeschooling came to a close, I was sure I had done it all wrong. Even after reflecting on it through writing this series, I’m still sure I did it mostly wrong.
Soul Lessons From A Year of Homeschooling, Parts 1-5
When I announced to my daughters that we would be homeschooling, my 6-year-old lit up in excitement. My 10-year-old eyed me skeptically and asked how I would choose a curriculum.”
The Frog and the Apple Tree
The gnats swarmed my glasses and stuck to the sweat under the brim of my baseball cap. Surely, in this…
Where You Stand
Hanging this amendment over our schools
and the bodies of our children.
Like the American flag
over a casket
as if it protects them.