jen groeber: mama art

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

Tag Archives: minivan

Farewell Minivan: Ch-ch-ch-changes

My first car was a dusty yellow 69 VW Bug, but it should’ve been a brilliant yellow 73 Super Beetle we’d named Herbie. That’s the car my parents bought for … Continue reading

January 13, 2016 · 16 Comments

I Am Afraid

Mica lost his first tooth today. It’s been wiggling in his mouth, nestled in his tiny deep-ocean gums like a pearl, since mid-winter. Today, in honor of Roald Dahl, it … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · 45 Comments

Pardon me, sir, but is that your truck on my minivan?

A funny thing happened on the way to the preschool. Friday was a bleak and rainy morning and as per usual, we were late. Because no one would put on … Continue reading

November 24, 2013 · 12 Comments

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