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- Making time for time.
- A perfect moment.
- Singing (and doing art projects) in the rain.
- My life is a metaphor. For what? I'm not sure.
- I'm in my prime.
- Pretzel rolls- the magical cure for whatever ails you.
- The last of the little years.
- Green tomato salsa verde- because you deserve it.
- Netflix has changed my life*.
- Parenting decisions at two in the morning.
Author Archives: Ami@bunkersdown
There’s only one more week of school over here at the Bunkersdown Academy for Bright but Strange Children. One more week of math and grammar and cursive, (oh my.) Frankly, I can’t wait. There are gardens to be weeded and … Continue reading
We sit in a camp chair in the shade of the high school athletic building. Eden’s swimming lessons are over, while the older two children are in the middle of their swim practice. Eden sits on my lap. Despite having … Continue reading
One night, when Trinity was four, she woke up unable to talk and barely able to breath. At the end of my life, when I review all my parenting moments, that will go down as one of the scariest. We … Continue reading
After coming home the other day, I was suddenly struck by how much I love my life and certain things in it. I don’t know if it’s the forty year old hormones talking or the parts of my brain that … Continue reading
I’ve been a mom for almost twelve years. Twelve wonderful and exhausting years, that I wouldn’t exchange for anything. Sometimes, though, all moms need a little vacation. A break from wiping noses, making beds, cooking dinner, and all of the … Continue reading
This is one of my most favorite photographs in the whole wide world. The mother in the wheelchair is my grandmother and the newborn she’s holding is my mother. Three things strike me about this picture. First: They made women … Continue reading
I had a rather momentous birthday yesterday: I turned forty years old. Forty. Years. Old. The big 4-0. It’s unbelievable. In my head, I’m still just a young thing who could blend in easily at a college class … Continue reading
The early morning light is coming in through my bedroom window. From my bed, I can look across the room to where my daughters sleep on their mattresses on the floor. The girls’ bedroom make-over project has taken far longer … Continue reading
Today, a universal mental health day was pronounced for everyone here at Bunkersdown. It was a well needed break since one small person had an earache and upset belly all night, Daddy had a headache, and Mom was exhausted. So, … Continue reading