It snowed today so we played a lot then did nothing and it ruled.

We woke up to the first big snow of the year today. At 6:05am. Give me all the coffee ....more

Camera timer + Tripod + Roozle = This.

Camera timer + Tripod + Roozle = This. is a post from: Life with Roozle ...more

I asked, “What do you know about your donor?”

“What do you know about your donor?” “He was a really good swimmer. Just like me.” “Yeah, he said he loves swimming. And music ....more

I went to Best Buy, but couldn’t find the payphone.

Speculation. Inconsistencies. Serial ....more

She wrote me a poem. Spoiler alert: it’s about boobies.

“Mommy, what are those things called on you that I drank milk from? I’m writing you a poem.” I like how she used the word on page placement to build suspense. Roozle is super serious about breastfeeding poetry ....more

Hold On, Let Go

She gets ahead of me these days. She goes off with a friend to get something she forgot. She lets me wander my own section of the library ....more

I had a meeting with myself and discovered that I’m terrible at doing nothing.

This weekend, I had a meeting with myself. I’ve been doing that lately, usually on a weekend day. I set up my calendar for the week: swim lessons, meeting at my kid’s school, writing deadlines, upcoming travel plans ....more

A poem for my daughter in a coffee shop

You stood right there In your shoes, that dress Not me. Not me. You are always you Right there, right here I can hardly see my own childhood anymore when I look at you When I look at you I just see you Things aren’t easy These days, those days But it all fades away When you stand right there In those shoes, that dress You are always you I promise I’ll try I’ll be my best me For both of us Right there, right here A poem for my daughter in a coffee shop is a post from: Life with Roozle ...more

Roozle Braids

“How did you even learn how to do these braids anyway?” “I practiced a lot on my dolls when I was a kid.” “Ohhhh.” Roozle braids are my favorite. Roozle Braids is a post from: Life with Roozle ...more

I’m like totally freezing.

“So, like, what do we do?” “You use the brush part to wipe the snow off the window. So we can see.” “Ohhhh. Do we ALWAYS have to do this?” “When it snows, yes.” “Why do you make me do stuff all the time?” “You don’t have to, I just thought you would like to help since I have two scrapers.” “Well, I like helping if my hands aren’t cold ....more