Category: Min

Three and a half

My sweet boy, three and a half years old. These last six months were hard. We had a lot of battles and there were a lot of tears. And so many days when I felt ill-equipped as a parent. Everything I adore about Min still existed in him during this JOLTING introduction to age three, […]

Read more

Suspenders

Brings me his suspenders and keeps asking me to make them tighter. Me: They can’t be so tight that you look goofy. Min: But I want to look goofy. Breaks into song: I AM THE GOOF OF AMEWICA, GOOF OF AMEWICA, GOOF OF AMEWICA, GOOF OF AMEWICA!! (Should we take bets now on how long […]

Read more

Book cover ideas, Marie Kondo, and boys

So, I think we have the cover art for my book! There’s still some discussion happening between my publisher, editor and myself, but you know how sometimes you have an idea, and then you come across lots of other ideas, but you still keep going back to your first idea? I think that’s sort of […]

Read more

No-bake peanut butter cup bars (vegan, gluten-free)

Last week Min and I were invited to a friend’s son’s first birthday, where among a lovely spread of fresh fruit, cheese and veggies, there was a delicious gluten-free dessert (in addition to birthday cake, of course!) The no-bake peanut butter cup bars my friend made were gluten-free and sweetened only with pure maple syrup. […]

Read more

Min’s bum knee

On Sunday The Boss and I took Min to an indoor play arena. The weather outside was in the high 80s and BRUTAL. It was so hot, I wore a damp hijab because I needed something cold on my head, and I knew it would dry like, four minutes after I walked outside. Every winter, […]

Read more