Parenting

The ins and outs of parenting, either in a general sense or the parent of any of the sub-categories: cloth diapering, babywearing, breastfeeding. I’m sure more will come as well.


52 Weeks of Brotherhood: Time Apart

52 Weeks of Brotherhood: Time Apart


Posted By on Jun 17, 2015

The boys haven’t spent much time together since Saturday due to the illness—now officially identified as strep—making its way through our home. I’ve separated the two mostly, minus running errands and sitting near one another for popsicles on the porch. It’s not their favorite thing.… Read More
Half a Month

Half a Month


Posted By on Jun 16, 2015

I’ve spent half a month home with the boys. We’ve done a lot of things. It’s felt really great in a lot of ways. But. It’s also felt challenging on a number of levels. Truth: I’ve never simply stayed home with my sons.… Read More
Life ran away last week. Because we’ve been doing all the things. All the things. We kicked off our summer break at the pool. We went fishing. We ate ice cream and Popsicles and more ice cream. We stayed up late.… Read More
And, exhale. The long school year is over. We The boys survived third and first grades. No, unscratch that. We survived. These two started out the day as first and third graders, and now they are second and fourth graders. It’s going to be a great, great summer.… Read More
Between birthday celebrations, baseball, moving the chickens into their coop, baseball, Friday pizza, baseball, birthday parties, fishing, rain, relaxing, two Fun Days at school, a very Monday-ish Monday, more rain, and more baseball, this week feels blurry. It’s weird to look back through the photos over the week and think simultaneously, “Wow, this was a long week.… Read More