First of all, thank you. Thank you for taking over my most important responsibility and protecting and enjoying my greatest love. Secondly, as long as you love them, I will think that you are doing a great job. I might have done things differently. Scratch that. I WOULD have done things differently. I’m okay with… Continue reading If I Die… A Note on Raising My Kids
It’s been difficult for me to find the way back. Motherhood is puncuated by such change I sometimes find myself looking in the mirror wondering, “Who am I?” It is an un-anchoring to star into the glass. First, the person that you once knew so well, who is 23 years old, has been replaced by… Continue reading Finding the Way…
29. When one baby goes to sleep, another one awakens. 28. For any one thing I know, I find 4 more things I have no idea. 27. And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. I know the love part is true deep in my bones. 26. Hope is… Continue reading 29
This phase of life, with tiny tots and smaller babies, is the laundry phase. Literally. Today my 6 week old was nursing and got so much gas and pee and poop that she saturated through her diaper, through her onesie, through her sleeper, and I felt a nice warm ooze. I didn’t want to interrupt… Continue reading Laundry
When you want to write something meaningful and beautiful but you just keep typing and the words don’t come. Maybe they will come later. For now, I’ll just watch gilmore girls and eat chunky monkey and laugh by myself adding to an already brilliant design. xoxox
I saw the headlines when someone shared the article on Facebook. 2 killed, at least 17 injured in a high school shooting in Kentucky. And you know what my first thought was? Oh, thank goodness, only two. What?!? Two. Two people died. 15 year olds. Who did nothing but go to school that day. As I… Continue reading Not. Normal.
Maybe I want to live in Alaska and only barter with fish. You can’t mismanage fish. Maybe I want to sell my house and never have a home, except the world. Then I’d feel free. Maybe I need to pursue my family, extended and otherwise because they all all sinking in the water. The grief… Continue reading Seen