Back to school. And yurts, filled to capacity.

Ah, yes. The beginning of the school year. The happy chatter of children calling to one another on the playground, the smell of pencils, the glow of brightly colored backpacks. The mommies you tried to avoid all summer. And maybe some of the daddies too. #whome #notatmysonsschool #ofcourseiwasnttalkingaboutyou I begin each year with a zen…

Mommy poker

They were gathered around a large table at our local coffee shop, babes in arms or baby carriers, while toddlers played in the toy corner. A seemingly Rockwellian scene, but these mamas were playing for keeps. “14 hours. Did you hear me? 14! While he is reading a magazine.” In case you’re unfamiliar with the…