Tagged: siblings


Truffle Kerfuffle

She’s making a holiday gift for her friends. 17 friends. Wisely, she is giving them homemade treats.  At one point, she notes that a homemade gift really is the best. So is having a younger brother who is both a good listener and a willing helper. Because there are thirty-two...

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Twelve Days of Summer with My Twelve-Year-Old: DAY ELEVEN

On the eleventh day of summer(mas), my middle schooler gave to me: eleven piped positives ———————————– From the start, Allegra was crazy about her little brother. Excited from her soon-to-be-shorn scalp* right down to her slow-healing umbilical hernia, she gloried in having a buddy for life. For “Brudder,” she had...

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Scrapbookin’ the Road Trip: Page Three

For Days 7 and 8 of our road trip, we were joined by my sister, Kirsten. We had just seen her in Denver, where she lives, together a few days earlier, but then she had stayed behind to do some training for her job as an elementary teacher (specifically, for...

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