Category: The Mom Scene

The trouble with "Boys will be boys"

I know a mother who laughs when she tells stories about taking her three sons to Target — watching them get into wrestling matches, hurl items through the store, and scream as they chase each other around the aisles.  She has literally taken photos…

I love my daughter … but man, I wish she’d stop this!

It started out innocently enough, with two mismatched socks. Our two-year-old daughter decided she wanted to wear socks during her nap, so she pawed through her drawers until she could locate two (very different) socks. In the process, of course, she had thrown dozens…

Dusty jeans + boots + deep-fried Oreos

Nearly three years ago, we moved from the city to the country in order to live a different kind of life. We’re happy with that decision every day, but on the days we spend traipsing around a farm in dusty jeans and boots, we’re…