An Unexpected Lesson in Joy
Happiness & Joy / Mommy Musings

An Unexpected Lesson in Joy

A while back, Daughter and I had great seats at the hottest ticket in town: Justin Bieber’s Purpose concert (!). It was spectacular, larger than life, and employed every special effect one could possibly cram into a concert: water, fog, fireworks, lights, lasers, moving stages, dancers, costume changes, platforms which raised and lowered….and did I … Continue reading

Mommy, Why Don’t You Have a Job?
Family / Mommy Musings / Narratives

Mommy, Why Don’t You Have a Job?

Said my daughter’s sweet seven-year-old* voice from the back seat of the car. She spoke tentatively, choosing her words and tone carefully, so as not to offend me. “It’s okay that you don’t, but, I was just wondering, cause, you know, some other mommies do.” Tears formed immediately, so touching was her innocence and honesty. … Continue reading