Tag: Parenting


A Day at the Beach

Today I took my son to the beach. To the outside observer, I’m sure that sentence seems as normal as anything. But I’m not sure I can tell you how happy it made me to type those words. For a number of reasons. First, and most simply, the Oregon coast […]


Emmett Wilder: 7 Months

This morning, after his first nap, Emmett and I got ourselves dressed, loaded up in the car and headed downtown for a coffee date. As I stood on the street corner, waiting for the walk signal, sweet little boy strapped to my chest, I felt the biggest smile creep across […]


Keeping it Simple

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about simplicity. About simplifying my own lifeΒ byΒ reducing the clutter in my home, cleaning out my closets, actually using up all the food in my fridge and freezer, limiting the amount of random information (aka trash) that I take in on the internet and really […]