The Awkward Mom

Family Dinners; living small; raising kids; living in a van.

How About Those Family Dinners?

At our house the hour before dinner had me in the kitchen darting between kids as they wandered around like starving Israelites searching for manna.

How About Those Family Dinners?

At our house the hour before dinner had me in the kitchen darting between kids as they wandered around like starving Israelites searching for manna.

Are You a VanLife Candidate

Are You a VanLife Candidate

If you answered “yes” to any of the above, you could live in a tiny home.

Are You a VanLife Candidate

If you answered “yes” to any of the above, you could live in a tiny home.

Is Van Life Chill?

Is Van Life Chill?

 I got an earful of sailor-ish words that Jake gleefully parroted for the next few weeks. 

Is Van Life Chill?

 I got an earful of sailor-ish words that Jake gleefully parroted for the next few weeks. 

Pre-VanLife circa 2008

Pre-VanLife circa 2008

He sat up suddenly and then – as all you hammock sleepers have already guessed – promptly rolled out onto the ground.

Pre-VanLife circa 2008

He sat up suddenly and then – as all you hammock sleepers have already guessed – promptly rolled out onto the ground.

The Cost of Vanlife

The Cost of Vanlife

I’m adding this up and realizing we must be on our way to real wealth. So instead of pretending to be asleep, I asked a question that showed I was...

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The Cost of Vanlife

I’m adding this up and realizing we must be on our way to real wealth. So instead of pretending to be asleep, I asked a question that showed I was...

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When We Were Five

When We Were Five

To save time, we did that thing where you mentally picture an activity and count it as if you’d actually done it. It’s called “visualization.” Apparently if you do it...

When We Were Five

To save time, we did that thing where you mentally picture an activity and count it as if you’d actually done it. It’s called “visualization.” Apparently if you do it...