So, the Listen to Your Mother show was last Saturday. A week has gone by, and I think I’m still letting it sink in. To say it was life changing and empowering seems trite, or somehow not enough, though it’s certainly true. I feel so honored and grateful to have been part of the […]
My darling daughter,
You are 1 year old! A whole year! Wow! Happy birthday!
A while ago, I decided that I want to write you a letter each year on your birthday. To put words around who you are at that point in time and to express how much I love you and how you […]
My sister and her husband are expecting their first baby in nine days. I remember that tail-end of pregnancy very well – feeling swollen in body and anticipation, telling myself, “any day, any day, we’ll get to meet our little girl any day.”
They have no idea how their lives are about to change, but […]
My daughter gave me a hickey.
Luckily it’s on my arm and not my neck, so I can avoid the “aren’t you a little old for that?” looks.
I was sitting on the couch, peacefully reading and enjoying a glass of wine under the assumption that Isabelle, whom I had just nursed and put to […]
A couple weeks ago, as Tim and I took turns alternating between shoveling dinner into our mouths and holding/rocking/jostling our wailing month-old daughter, he said, “I think we can safely say that she’s not a ‘dream’ baby, right?”
I burst out laughing. Of course, Isabelle IS our dream baby – in that we dreamed of […]
I had every intention of keeping the blog going once I finished my 2011 project of donating a dollar for every mile I ran to organizations that use running as a tool to help people toward a better life.
But in 2012 my life got really busy – and exciting. Following Tim’s December 2011 […]
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