I spent yesterday evening interviewing Bastian. Because he’s four years old, I started small by asking him what he’d seen, heard and done during the day. He told me about an argument he’d had with a friend: “I just had to walk away, mom. He wasn’t listening and that made me upset.” Bastian’s exact words. [...]
Tired this morning. Again. Bitching out the cable company yesterday was taxing – I’m generally intractable, but not usually so LOUD. After commuting with tea, a little cubicle yoga un-harshed my cool. In the middle of the wtf-AM, Bastian had a mystery meltdown as we crossed the threshold into school. Poor dude. I gave him [...]
We celebrated my thirtieth birthday for nearly three weeks. Nineteen days, technically. All because my husband is sweet and sentimental and really brilliant at surprises. Here’s how it went down: On the actual anniversary of my birth, I begged off work and my husband spent the day surprising me with treat after treat.