Dear Mackenzie: Goodbye First Grade

Dear Mackenzie, Well…it’s happened. First grade is officially over and the summer is fully engulfing us. You have a full line-up of summer camps awaiting you, and hopefully each one will be even more fun than the one before it! Some of the camps will test...

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Dear Mackenzie: Imagine that

Dear Mackenzie, It is hard to fathom that you are almost 4-years-old. When I pass someone on the street with a baby strapped to their chest in a Baby Björn, I feel like it was just yesterday that I was carrying you around that way too. And now you’re getting to...

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To my little diva

Dear Mackenzie, Man are you a pistol. In the simplest of terms, you can only be described as a diva. You’re totally consumed with having things go your way…all the time. If you don’t get your way, you get dramatic and cry. And let me just say that...

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Talk, talk, talk

Dear Mackenzie, This past month has gone by in a whirlwind. We’ve been in Berlin, found a new apartment, starting cleaning out the farm in express mode, done some home renovation, packed a bunch of stuff and otherwise done a whole lot of things that are in no...

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Mack 42 months?

Dear Mackenzie, Man oh man am I late on your letter this month. But considering all the craziness that has been going on around here, from packing to purging to closing on the house to not closing, it’s no wonder. It’s a lame excuse, but it is what it is....

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Dear Mackenzie: You brighten our days

Dear Mackenzie, Today you are officially 41 months old. I know this months thing is getting kinda old — but you’re just going to have to live with it. Because to me, saying you are 3 years and 5 months old is just incomprehensible. I’m fairly certain...

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