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The Simple Show

Life September 3, 2016

The Simple Show is a podcast that explores unconventional ways of living and making the most out of things like work, travel, and family. This week, Tsh Oxenreider invited me on the show to talk about our family’s unconventional baseball life. We talk about how and why our family travels, what it’s like to live the nomadic lifestyle, and how I can’t stand the smell of ripe bananas. I had…

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Life of a Baseball Family – Frequently Asked Questions

Life February 12, 2016

For those who have been asking, I am feeling much better than I did a few days ago. That was a scary episode that I hope to never experience again. And it’s a good thing that I’m feeling better because early tomorrow morning we leave for spring training. Which means today I have to pack up everything we will need for the next six months. With a new baseball season…

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Mealtime Movement

Life December 10, 2015

The table in our dining room is scratched and dented. There is a chair on each end and benches along the sides. I used to sit here as a child, squeezed in between cousins and aunts and uncles, sipping ruby red grapefruit juice out of a tiny yellow can. The kind with no added sugar that made my mouth pucker and eyes water. My grandpa would sit at one end,…

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Why I Fight for Slow Living

Life October 5, 2015

Recently I’ve had a lot of friends tell me they don’t know how I do it. How do I not go crazy from all our moving and instability and not knowing where we are headed next? First of all, let’s be honest. I’m not perfect, and anxiety sometimes gets the best of me. It’s a lot to take on, this nomadic life we live. But for the most part, I…

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Another Big Move

Life September 28, 2015

Five years ago we moved from Tucson to Gilbert, Arizona. Two weeks ago, we returned from a summer in Montana. One month from now, we will be making another big move. There are boxes everywhere. I have already made two huge hauls to the donation center, with more sure to come. As I stack books and wrap glass in paper, my heart pounds and my mind races. I find myself…

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Photography Lately – Abbey’s Senior Session

Life, Photography September 14, 2015

We have spent the past two summers living in Frenchtown, Montana while Jeff coaches the Missoula Osprey baseball team. Instead of living in a random apartment, we were blessed to be able to stay with a host family. The Teagle Family gave us a sense of home, even when we were so far from everything we knew. They invited us to their lake house, helped me drop off our only…

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A collection of moments

Life September 2, 2015

We were reading on the couch one day when she looked up, “Mom, I want to be just like you when I grow up.” What do you mean, sweetheart? “Just that you’re a really good Mommy, and I want to be just like you.” In that moment I realized how much I had been doubting myself as a mom. What a gift she gave me that day. ***** Do you…

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