Month: July 2017

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Dear Tired Mom in the Middle of Summer Vacation…

  Dear Mom in the Middle of Summer Vacation with Young Children At Home, Are you tried? I am. Are you wondering if you’re going to make it? Through the day? The week? Until September? Gosh, sometimes I wonder if I’m going to make it out at all. I often picture myself, in 15 years…

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Minivans, Meditation and Marshmallows: Retreating to the Blue Ridge Mountains

  It’s hard to believe that it was already a week ago that we loaded into the Toyota Sienna and barreled down to Virginia with another school year behind us, and an adventure before us.    I usually like to give the kids a couple of days to acclimate to summer vacation before taking off,…