“Mom!” my youngest called from the shower. “What does LGBT stand for?” Why do we always do our best thinking in the shower? This is the same kid who asked me what it meant to be straight a few months ago. My kids might be more involved with the LGBTQIA+ community than other kids their […]

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Divide and Conquer

I’ve been lucky to have the opportunity to be a stay at home parent for the past eleven and a half years. This hasn’t been without a tradeoff, just like the trade off other parents make, like my husband, who don’t have the luxury of making the to choice to stay at home. Maybe you […]

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Haus of VanDriver?

This week has been one of those weeks. One that makes me want to wander the aisles of Target to find the most comfortable and ugliest clothing to wear while lying under my weighted blanket and shopping for things I’ve decided I need on Amazon. For example these capris with pockets that I already own […]

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Together Again

I always loved having a big family. My Grandma, Mildred, was the daughter of Gertrude and Arthur and the middle child of their three kids. When the siblings grew up they all moved within a three mile radius of each other. Each of Grandma’s siblings had four kids and then some of their kids also […]

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