The summer scramble. What ever happened to lazy summers?
It doesn't fully end, even with adult kids; it just kinda...evolves.
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Burnout should not be the baseline
On coasting. Also known as the slowdown, and sometimes known as the WTF am I doing with my life, middle-aged edition.
On the aftermath of suicide
A personal account of survivor's guilt on an anniversary
A reversal of roles
Travels with my mother, pt. 3. What happens when you put two insomniacs in a room?
Post travel blues, back to reality, and another step closer in envisioning an empty-nested life.
From the sweet fine archives || Eat pay leave. It's not that complicated.
A (relevant) reprint from the blog archives as I try to kick some serious jet lag.
A prologue to a trip. You're putting what in your suitcase?
Travels with my mom pt. 2, in which my middle-aged self meets my childhood self from the 80s.
A week of extremes leading up to a big trip
Travels with my mom, pt. 1. In which I'm an emotional mess as I prepare to leave my family for a trip.
The trauma of immigration, and the story behind a name
Names, luck, and destiny, and how I ended up being one of a million Jennifers.
Springing forward and one step back
March, proving that it's indeed my least favorite month. Plus ramblings on summer parenting and the next phase of empty nesting.
A month's worth of dinners—or how much we spent on groceries in February
Against the backdrop of uncertainty, we're back to budgets once again.
Aging gracefully in the face of ageism
Embracing my inner ajumma—without the perm.
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