Learning Swahili and force feeding beets: lessons in motherhood

There are days where Andy and I look at each other and think, four kids????  There are other days where we wonder, How expensive is boarding school?  But nine times out of ten, we look at the four kids, dog, cat, messy house, and stack of bills and think, this feels right.  It is crazy, but it is…

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Day 99-101: they never tell you about mother’s guilt

At the CDC here, you can sublet a spot from someone - essentially, you are paying for their spot, which they can lease out to you for however long they need and without that person losing their spot.  It's great because that family keeps their childcare spot, and people like me get to use the…