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Happy 14th Caleb

Yesterday was our annual balloon launch.

We sent you balloons from one of your brother’s cliff-jumping spots just outside of town.

I thought you were getting too old for our usual playground launches. 380 more words


Two under two

It seems so often that I am wishing away time. I can’t wait until the baby’s tooth pops through.  I can’t wait until my baby sleeps through the night. 303 more words


Adrift In The Space of The Hardest Year

The thought occurs to me I’m broken.

It’s still a little dusky light out, and I’m lying in bed with my daughter, who’s already asleep. Tears slide down my cheeks as they usually do at this time of day. 1,060 more words


Familiar with the song ‘Ironic’ by Alanis Morissette? Being a mother is kind of like that. ‘You can never leave the house with everything you need the first time you lock the door’ should definitely be an additional verse in the motherhood version. 358 more words


Wine - A Staple of Motherhood And Other Health Benefits...

I am a firm believer that wine is an essential parenting tool. Quite frankly, I feel like I am a better mother after a glass (or two, or three…) and a more loving wife as well. 369 more words


Chapter One

When I started writing about bringing my father into my home, I didn’t realize how stagnant some of the days would be. Most days are filled with (him) watching television right now. 450 more words


And so it goes...

I spent my Mother’s day on vacation with my family. It was a great trip. But, Mother’s Day, as I have posted before, is now shared and a bit hard. 103 more words