parenting


On Modesty and Abstinence 4

Sunday morning. Coffee and sunshine and chatter. I tell┬ámy dearest about my friend, whose daughter was sent home from school for a dress code infraction. Her crime? Yoga pants. My indignation grows as I speak. How can they justify sending a kid home for yoga pants? First of all, that’s […]


When It’s Time To Slow 4

It’s been wild at LuitHaus lately. School started, in staggering steps, for my three, all in different stages and with differing amounts of excitement and trepidation. We ended three years of homeschool with a mighty whimper, and we are happy to have to had that experience, and a little melancholy […]


Leaving Home

She left on the Fourth of July, with her dad, whose job it is to run the camp in Alabama that she’s attending. That’s right. On a national holiday, she packed her bags and rolled away from me. NBD. She’s fourteen. She’s living on a college campus. Her goalkeeping skills […]