Category Archives: Parenting

A Construction Cake for Henry

My sweet little guy turned four this week, and requested a construction cake. How could I say no? I baked two tiers of two layers each (lemon and chocolate), with lemon frosting between layers and chocolate frosting outside. I’d hoped … Continue reading

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Interrupting Shark

Some parents pack daily inspirational messages in their children’s lunches, or create exquisite lunch bag art. I sent my kid to school with this.

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The First Day of School

This is how the girls looked this morning as they walked up to the bus stop, Henry and Matthew and I following behind. It feels like a lifetime ago, the first day of school last year when we waved goodbye … Continue reading

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