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Posts published by “Jessica Ehlers”

40ish-year-old mom to a 13-year-old and rescued basset hounds. I am not married but the guy I live with and I are super serious. Except when we're making fart jokes and then the 13-year-old rolls her eyes and shakes her head. I am from NorCal. I live in the house I grew up in. I bake when I am nervous and I like to grow things in my front yard to nibble on and season dinner with.

Uncool Mom

Songs of heartbreak are flowing from down the hall. Why is it the heartbreak of youth seems so much more devastating than the heartbreaks we…

Now We Are Six

Now We Are Six When I was one, I had just begun. When I was two, I was nearly new. When I was three, I…

That What You Fear The Most?

Last week I completed a class I never intended on taking. In fact, I have been running from that whole sector of the academic world…

Post-Cult Anti-Automaton

It sounds hokey, but it happened to me. Something I believed in with the depth of more core turned out to be something of a…

More Mushy Mom Stuff

It was bound to happen. He's been asking for some time but when Craigslist knocked, I answered. That's right, today we installed the bunk beds…

T-ball and MLK

I just signed the little man up for T-ball. I am going to be a T-ball mom. How radical is that? Yes, well it is…

National Intervention

It's been a whirl-wind. Back to school after a holiday break for all of us. Bulbs in the ground, waiting for spring to start their…

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