My story is important not because it is mine, God knows, but because if I tell it anything like right, the chances are you will recognize that in many ways it is also yours. —Frederick Buechner
My name is Jen and I write from the beautiful urban woods of Pittsburgh. I am a seminary grad, the mom to two ferocious little girls, and a fledgling triathlete. In this blog you’ll find stories, poems, and the occasional chicken quiz.
Somehow I have become most well-known for How Having Kids Ruined my Life. If you have gotten to this blog by googling that something or someone has ruined your life, you’re not alone. I hope that you will join me here as we search (sometimes desperately) for courage and joy. If you’re specifically looking for parenting posts, check out Little Ones and Long Days/Short Years.
Another big piece of my life is that for the past almost-decade I have been living as a minority, that is, I am a white woman living in an African-American neighborhood. This is a new experience for me, and I am still figuring out what it means. For my urban foibles and reflections, check out the Stop Shooting posts and Beware of White People with Chickens.
***I also blog with friends at http://www.youareherestories.com***