Ready, set…wait!

Ready, set…wait!

Molly clearly wanted to move things along quickly yesterday as we set up for our annual jump off the front porch, first day of school picture. “Let me know when you’re ready,” she said, just after hustling me outside. With the sun just stretching out over the football field next to our house, I squinted [...]

Leapin’ Lizards it’s another first day of school

Yesterday marked my 20th straight first day of school as a mom, beginning in 1992 when I spent the entire walk countering my oldest son Charlie's well-constructed argument that he was old enough to go to kindergarten by himself. When I'm not blinking back unexpected tears, I love the first day of school.  (I believe the [...]