Author Archive | Casey Hilty

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I Listened to the Experts … They Were Wrong

I was in my last year of graduate school to receive a master’s degree in elementary education when I was pregnant with numero uno. I took classes on early childhood and childhood psychology, behavior and development and taught kindergarten and pre-kindergarten all before I became a mom. I felt ready and prepared for whatever motherhood […]

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Goodnight Mom :: A Parody of Goodnight Moon

Goodnight Mom In the Magnolia-styled room There was a dirty diaper And a soccer ball And a picture of –  Scribbles and marker on the wall And laundry piled high, clean and dry And a toddler buck nude And remnants of food And Netflix on pause And toys from inlaws And a cat and a […]

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The Minivan Mom :: Come Join the Club

I remember the solemn moment. The moment my dream car, my yellow Volkswagon Beetle, died. RIP, Daisy! Not that I had driven her in two years because rear facing car seats do not fit in the back of Bugs … I tried. My poor 6’2” husband had to drive that tiny hatchback in all of […]

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