• Parenting
  • Find Another Way

    Here’s the inspirational part of this post that could show up on a motivational poster: Sometimes, you just have to get out there. So when the water’s a bit too cold for your tastes, you just find another way. And here’s the reality part that won’t show up on any posters (except maybe the ones […]

  • Island Life
  • Storybook Beach Days

    One afternoon last week, we picked the kids up after school and headed to the beach for our last after-school stop before the time change. (This time of year, that hour of afternoon light makes a noticeable difference.) I’d planned this a couple of days earlier, and I’d packed snacks and beach gear in advance, […]