• Family Spacing

    March 2, 2012

    We waited till Bella turned two before trying for another. When we finally wrapped our head around another. We wanted the kids to be enough apart that I wouldn’t have two in diapers. Two tiny ones screaming. One of the two would be able to be communicated with. I’d still have naps to blog –…

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  • To my daughter on her 2nd birthday

    November 15, 2011

    Bella, Last night as I sat on your bed and brushed your hair away from your face, I remembered the time I first saw you. How small and red you were. How perfect. How your tiny hiccups that had been so precious in me were now happening in my arms. I remembered your squinty little…

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  • Bella. Vlog Style.

    September 13, 2011

    I haven’t done one of these in a while. The other day I snuck into Bella’s room while making dinner, and got her on camera reading her books. Note that when she comes to the butterfly page in The Very Hungry Caterpillar she screams – that’s because when we get to that page I let…

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  • Our Sacrifice

    August 29, 2011

    In the world of blogging, Facebook and Instagram, often the life of a stay at home mom is painted in filtered, cropped pictures. There are smiling children, art projects, activities, and creative lunches. There are darling outfits and playdates where we sip coffee as our children bond with each other. But this is a very…

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