Pam Mellskog has reported for Longmontâ€™s newspaper, the Times-Call, since 2001. In 2008, she ventured into writing in the first person. She posts her â€œMommy Musingsâ€ parenting blog on the newspaperâ€™s website at http://mellskog.pmpblogs.com/.
Between the lines, readers may sense how the bedlam her three young boys bring to family life simultaneously shreds her nerves and blesses her to the core. For this reason, she likens childrearing to breadmaking. However tedious the kneading, however long the rise time, nothing satisfies her yen for wholesome living more than smelling bread baking, buttering it hot out of the oven and sharing it around.