Work It: Thoughts on Stay at Home Motherhood and Why I’m Not Sure I Can Do It Anymore

When I turned 16, my parents basically said, “You’re old enough to get a job, so now, if you want to buy something, you’ll need to pay for it.” I half-heartedly searched for jobs until I landed a gig at the movie theater where a few of my friends worked. I wore a collared white... Continue Reading →


30 and Nostalgic: Is the Fun Over?

I've always kind of hated nostalgia; it irks me when people love to dwell in memories of the "good ol' days." In my twenties, that meant peers who couldn't get over the fun and free times of college, or even, astoundingly, high school. I enjoyed my high school experience (cheerleader for a year--yeah!) and am... Continue Reading →

Be Ye Thankful

Hmm.  So it's Thanksgiving.  Just another day around here at Grimerud.  The sun rises around 8 am, sets around 3:30pm and everyone goes about their lives.  I'm trying REALLY hard not to be depressed about the fact that I am missing Thanksgiving for the second year in a row.  Blah, it's such a bummer!  Everyone... Continue Reading →

Sicky Pants

I'm sick today.  Considering the travel I've done, the climate change, and my crazy schedule, I'm surprised it's taken this long for the cold virus to find a chink in the almost invincible armor that is my immune system.  But I woke up today with a sore throat and a stuffy head and a general... Continue Reading →

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