jen groeber: mama art

4 kids in 3 years: reflections on motherhood, art and life.

Tag Archives: beach

Swooping Like Birds

Sunday morning started slowly. We were in recovery. Recovery from the first full week of school and a Saturday where the kids played four different soccer games on four different fields … Continue reading

September 23, 2015 · 10 Comments

On Acrobats, Motherhood and Friendship

I am a circus performer. I am the tightrope walker, the fire breather (although usually only in the morning before brushing my teeth), the clown in the striped shirt doing jazz … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · 29 Comments

(Not So) Superlative Jen, Baby Steps

I called the doctor last week to inquire,  “So about this shingles thing, if I can’t just rest and I just keep pushing even though my leg hurts and I’m … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · 8 Comments

It’s the Little Things

All the big stuff is mostly done: the auction auctioned, the art show hung, the birthday party partied, even school is almost finished. This Sunday was a day of rest. … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · 15 Comments

Standing (Almost) Still

I don’t stand still. I inherited that from my mother, who wore a bikini the summer after her fifth child was born and looked pretty good in it, for the … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · 8 Comments

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