Family Love

Today I really appreciate my family. My parents who are supportive, encouraging, and love to be with us. My sister and her family, who are sweet and fun and good people. My brothers, whom I simply love very much and who are amazing people. My husband, who is loving and sweet and kind and always … Read more

Getting a Grip on Life

Also known as: something I think I need to do, but can’t seem to manage. Life is good. It’s fine. We’re healthy, we eat, we sleep. Our house is not a complete disaster. I’m getting things done (some of them). But still: I just can’t seem to get on top of everything that needs doing, … Read more

My private thoughts

And fantasies, too. Baby is nursing to sleep in the middle of the day. I’m sitting in bed, holding her. My brain goes: “Good, she’s going to sleep. Probably be out for almost 2 hours. I might blog, get that done. Or maybe I’ll get around to working on the course – lots of prep … Read more


Note: written just after midnight. Once again, I fell asleep with baby and didn’t wake up for a while. There are lots of fun games to play with a little baby. Here are some we’ve played recently. Pull-apart-the-foamies. We have a row of foam around our bed for a bit of protection if baby falls. … Read more

More Melting

Walking into a dark bedroom where a little mop-topped toddler is sitting up, rubbing her eyes, and asking quietly and clearly for “mama.” Said baby rolling over after nursing to rest her head on my heart, arms wrapped around my sides while I stroke her hair. Whoever said that being a parent doesn’t bring happiness … Read more