Names You Call Your Mother-in-Law

I met my mother-in-law when I was in high school at best, though it may have been middle school. Like all adults those days, I called her Mrs. with her last name. My kids’ friends do not call me by my last name today; they use my first name just like everyone else. But back […]

Building a Blanket Fort

To a kid, nothing is cooler than the experience of turning your living room into a series of living caves and tunnels, constantly shifting and changing, ready for exploration.  To an adult, well, I don’t know about the other adults, but it’s still pretty cool to me. Right before Edward’s birthday party started, I noticed […]