Then There Were Two: Essays on Motherhood, Chapter 1

Please bear with me as I write about my e-book one last time. (Promise.) First of all, I'd like to thank everyone who has bought my book and sent me kind messages about it. I'm so glad you liked it. Here are a few of the comments I've received: "Shelli, I LOVED IT! You write … Continue reading Then There Were Two: Essays on Motherhood, Chapter 1

E-book: Then There Were Two

I'm extremely excited to announce that I have published my very first e-book, Then There Were Two: Essays on Motherhood.  The essays in Then There Were Two embrace the joys, worries and misadventures a mother can have after welcoming her second baby into the world.  From missing the simple routine of caring for just one child … Continue reading E-book: Then There Were Two

Embracing the Chaos

Note: This column was published in the Barrow Journal on April 17, 2013. One day when I was pregnant with my first child, I stepped into the entryway of a neighbor’s home. She homeschooled her children, and, in fact, she’s the person I learned about homeschooling from, but at the time, I wasn’t considering homeschooling. I hadn’t … Continue reading Embracing the Chaos

No Spring Break

Note: This column was published in the Barrow Journal on March 13, 2013. Last week was my husband’s spring break, so we had planned some family excursions. Unfortunately, the six-year-old came down with a nasty stomach virus, and as I write this, the three-year-old is sniffling and sneezing. My six-year-old was camped out on the sofa … Continue reading No Spring Break