The Paradox

For the past two months, I have been at home taking care of our newborn daughter. She's adorable, incredibly alert, and usually snuggly. Perhaps the most frequent piece of parenting advice I've received is "Enjoy this time; it goes so fast." That's true... except when it doesn't. At three AM when 15 minutes with a … Continue reading The Paradox

Leaving and Taking

As part of this morning's improv activity, we were invited to think about what we would take away from the UNCC National Writing Project Summer Institute and what we would leave. I decided to use those categories for my reflection on SI. What I'll Leave The feeling that if I don't do it it won't … Continue reading Leaving and Taking