Perfect Moment

Perfect Moment Monday: Tessa guest posts

June 23, 2013

Tessa and I have collaborated on our joint Perfect Moment, which you’ll find below after a bit of a setup. On a designated day each week, our Vino Support Group gets together, kids and all. Over the summer we moms take turns planning that afternoon’s activities. A hike, painting pottery, running through the town fountain […]

Perfect Moment Monday: Anticipation

May 26, 2013

The ambiance in the car is electric, each of us holding pent-up feelings. Tessa is in the back, eager to assume her job of handing out programs and seating people. She’s crimped her hair and carefully picked out her dress and I can’t believe this lovely tween was once a tiny baby I could hold […]

Perfect Moment Monday: Meltdowns and Mirrors

April 28, 2013

I’d had some bad news. I hadn’t slept much the night before, worrying about all the changes that would ensue as a result of a conversation I’d  had. Though I know that somehow, things will be all right again time-wise, money-wise, family-wise, I allowed myself the luxury of feeling defeated, just for one day. It […]

Perfect Moment Monday: For No Reason

March 24, 2013

A few weeks ago my mom gave me a just because gift. It wasn’t my birthday or Christmas or any other present-giving occasion. It was just that my mom was at a store and a ring (on sale at one of those stores at which, if you ever pay full price for anything, you are […]