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Sometimes You Can’t

If there's one thing this moment in our democracy has taught us, it's that you can't prepare for everything. There isn't a way to prepare for the most traumatic moment of your life. Following the event there are things you can do. You can start looking for trigger or content warnings. You can learn to… Continue reading Sometimes You Can’t

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Variations on a Theme

A version of this post appeared on this blog on February 3, 2017. This is an update. Although I still have a couple of months before returning to work following the birth of my son, Michael, I am already making a plan that will prioritize self-care. A big part of that, for me, is eating… Continue reading Variations on a Theme

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Unexpected Challenges

I asked Elizabeth what I should write about for this one. "What are some things we should be ready for?" I asked. She enthusiastically replied that we should always be ready for the zoo. She's certainly not wrong, who doesn't love going to the zoo? Several days before posing this query to my oldest child,… Continue reading Unexpected Challenges