This year I’m making ALL the resolutions

The last time I sat down and made a serious list of New Year’s resolutions was probably 15 years ago. I recall it being a very long list, but other than that the details are hazy. I do remember that I solemnly vowed not to eat bagels for the year, which I’m guessing I stuck to for approximately 12 days because I cannot resist a warmed up Everything bagel with butter.

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When your kids grow out of needing you

I woke up just after 7 a.m. this morning to the sound of my kids dumping a box of Lego onto the living room floor.
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“I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.'”

Way back when my oldest was just little, one of the very few things guaranteed to make her stop crying Рand you guys, she was always crying Рwas to take her outside. A blast of fresh air and she was suddenly content.
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