In the Pink

First my daughter did it to herself. Then I let her do it to her brother. Now, after some thought and consideration, I let her do it to me: I let her streak color thru my hair. Fuchsia. Why? Because it’s fun, it does no great harm to anyone, and it rockets me...

Happy Anniversary, Filippo!

20 years. I’m kinda stunned by the idea. I’ve been married to Phil for 20 years now. According to tradition, 20 years is the China Anniversary or, modernized, the Platinum Anniversary. For me, it’s another day to remind my husband how much I love...

Childrearing 101

So I’m sitting in a restaurant the other night with my kids, enjoying a leisurely dinner before football practice. Halfway through our meal, two women walk in with four children between them. The oldest is probably twelve, the youngest…maybe two years old....