Full Capacity is Quieter Than I Expected

I have the honor of sharing some thoughts at SheLoves Magazine about my "One Word" for the year: Capacity. At just about a third of the way through 2017, I'm finding that I may have misunderstood my word and I'm learning to pause and recalibrate my expectations. Head over to the SheLoves to read the whole article, … Continue reading Full Capacity is Quieter Than I Expected

Feeling Satisfied but Not Full

I love meals that begin with champagne and end with port. One of my all-time favorites was a date night at the now closed Le Bar Lyonnais in the basement of the super-fancy Le Bec Fin in Philadelphia. Frank and I dressed up, even for this more casual venue, we spent hours eating beautiful food, paired … Continue reading Feeling Satisfied but Not Full

Living in Kairos

We had a long day yesterday. Or, rather a long evening. In hindsight, I guess I could pinpoint some buildup, but something switched at dinner and our pleasant family time unravelled to wild imaginative games which made bedtime a time of struggle rather than rest. It's those moments of parenting which seem so, so long … Continue reading Living in Kairos

Me Time in the Margins

Bea's current favorite manipulative phrase is, "I just haven't had enough daddy time!" (Or mama time or grandma time or whomever she thinks will give her what she wants time...) Today, I told Bea that I needed some me time. She had absolutely no idea what I was talking about. In Bea's perfect world, we would … Continue reading Me Time in the Margins