Summer Tastes Like Freedom

School’s out for the summer! YEAH! This is big for us. Probably bigger (and better) than it is for most households. See, during the school year, Jack spends weekdays at our house and then all but one weekend a month…

Too Many Things

Yesterday involved a lot of things. Too many things, which ended up overwhelming me. These things included: Cleaning up the bloody nose Jack had when he awoke. And then worrying if this was a sign of low platelets (it wasn’t).…

Separate but equal: living arrangements

Parenting in a non-nuclear family is a mix of good and bad, it seems.  It’s nice when one parent is sick and we don’t want to pass it onto our kid – Jack usually stays with the healthy parent while…