April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself


Wave pools and alone time

A few weeks ago, my family and I went to a nearby amusement park that has one of man’s weirdest inventions – the wave pool. To give a little history, I encountered my first wave pool at Wet’n Wild Emerald Pointe while visiting family who lived near Greensboro, N.C., when I was a young girl. According […]

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Sliding in and out of bedtime

One of my favorite parts of my days with Elliot is bedtime. Getting there – with all of the “I don’t want to clean up my toys” and “Can I have another snack?” and “I hate brushing my teeth” – is not always my favorite, but once we are there, sitting on his bed, ready […]

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The pool and the pull

Last summer was my first experience taking my two children to the public pool. At that time, I had an energetic 5-year-old and a tiny newborn. The first time I tried it, Cecilia was seven weeks old. SEVEN WEEKS. This summer, I’ve got a 6-year-old, still full of energy, and a 1-year-old who can walk, […]


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