This morning I laid you in your basket in the middle of the bathroom floor. As I scrubbed sinks, a toilet, shower, and tub, I sang and danced along to Shania Twain. You thought it was the best and grinned every time we made eye contact. I hope I’m a fun mom, but you probably… Continue reading little things i want to remember
The sky is grey and the ground a clean white. If you were with me right now, in my kitchen, I would make you a cup of tea because that’s what you drink on days like today. You would be able to look out the window in front of my sink straight into my neighbor’s… Continue reading what i would tell you
Hi Baby Boy. Happy 2 months of being in this world! I’m rocking you in my arms right now as you drift off to Dreamland. Perhaps you’ll stay asleep as I lay you down when I’m done with this. If not, that’s okay. I’m rather fond of rocking you. Last night I told your daddy… Continue reading 2 months
Most people I’ve had any sort of conversation with since my Sunshine Baby entered the world have asked how I’m adjusting to this new-to-me mommy role. They then quickly say, “Oh, I’m sure you’re a natural!” Well, I was born smack dab in the middle of a family of nine — a family where you… Continue reading adjusting
Dear God, Thanks for a good iron (if you hadn’t noticed — there’s a lot of ironing around here), lots of fun food options, a husband whose goal in life is to love You and his family better everyday, a sunny day, a house full of windows that’s up on a hill and welcomes the… Continue reading thanks
I’m so glad he’s my boy’s dad.
I write this as my active baby lays squirming against me while he eats. He’ll pause every few minutes from doing his favorite thing (eating) to look up at me, as if to make sure I haven’t gone anywhere, and then the legs and arms start flailing again as he returns to gulping his food… Continue reading adrian