Dear Brooke… A letter to my daughter on her first day in India

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Dear baby girl,

I know this is hard. Your first day in India. Your first day seeing anything like this- ever.

As I look at these two pictures, taken only days apart. So different.

One so comfortable. One so not.  Continue reading

crazy breeds crazy

Sometimes the craziness in my home just catches me off guard.

I find myself thinking, did I just get teleported to some kind of alternate universe?

Ever happen to you?

Take last Wednesday. The kids and I were sitting down for dinner. They were grabbing their napkins (aka paper towels because I don’t think I have ever bought a napkin in my life) and silverware and were headed to the table and our conversation went something like this.  Continue reading