• Mothering a Little One Again

    August 10, 2017

    Today I took Char to the park. That may not seem like the most life altering activity, but the way it came about was kind of a moment of realization for me. Her and I were driving home from dropping Bella off at school. Usually Sam takes her and I pick her up, but this…

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  • On Having Another

    August 9, 2017

    I’m folding laundry as Sam flips through his phone. It’s late and quiet, and we’re both lost in thought. I reach forward to grab another round of shirts and glance at him. “Where are you at on wanting another baby?” I ask it abruptly, because there doesn’t seem to be another way to go about…

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  • Mornings & Motherhood

    January 23, 2017

    Each morning we do just about the same routine. Bella and I wake up around the same time, Char wakes up a few minutes later. I change her while Bella distracts her on the changing table (she hasn’t ever liked her diaper being changed) and we head downstairs. Breakfast varies. I love making hard and…

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  • Getting Out

    January 3, 2017

    Today was a crummy day. Everyone, including me, was in a bit of a bad mood from the start. Nothing really happened, but nothing happened to stop it either. So all of us got crankier with each other. At lunch I looked around at my two fussy girls and my own dismal self and announced,…

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