jen groeber: mama art

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

Tag Archives: Holidays

Resolution

I am not someone who makes resolutions. The only resolution I made was in 1989, and it was to lose weight. In retrospect it wasn’t so much what one would … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · 6 Comments

Santa is Real

We were sitting in an upstairs room at our favorite neighborhood eatery last week. It’s an old inn turned restaurant with sloped floors, tilting narrow steps and a rabbit’s warren of dark … Continue reading

December 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

It’s a Give a Moose a Muffin Day… Again

Talking with a parking lot Mama friend outside of the pre-school, we watched as our kids threw sticks to fake the geese out (farm school… seriously.) It was the first … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · 13 Comments

Elf on the Shelf: A Poem

Twas the midnight before December and all through the house There I was tip-toeing, just like a big mouse, Looking in places you’d never go look For a cute little … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · 11 Comments

The Song and My Father

I’ve been wanting to write something. I’ve been wanting to write two somethings, actually. One something begins like this. It finally happened. Today, driving in the minivan, I heard the … Continue reading

November 30, 2013 · 19 Comments

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