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.


Collections

Collections


Posted By on Mar 26, 2015

I am not overly sentimental when it comes to keeping things. In my dating years, I did not hang on to movie stubs or concert tickets or mementos from first dates or anniversaries. I attempted to keep a rose now and again, hanging it upside down to dry.… Read More
We spent Saturday on The Farm with cousins and grandparents, with hills and trees, with the creek and rocks, with the woods and sticks. It was a good day. The fresh air, the fun with family, the bit of relaxation.  … Read More
Break the Routine

Break the Routine


Posted By on Mar 24, 2015

The boys stayed after school for a club meeting, so we didn’t pick them up until 4:30. They changed out of their picture day clothes—repurposed Easter clothes—and into jeans and comfy shirts. They told us about their days, about the homework they needed to complete, about the fun at the after-school program as we drove off on a weeknight adventure.… Read More

Blink


Posted By on Mar 20, 2015

Each night after we finish up our bedtime routine, the boys decide whether they want to read independently for awhile or not. LittleBrother chooses to read five days out of seven; sometimes being seven is exhausting and he just wants to get to sleep.… Read More
Not even staged. The weather turned warm, and so we descended on the front yard after dinner. I clutched my phone in one hand and a half full mug of coffee I nursed ever so slowly; I mostly held it to keep my hand warm.… Read More
We got a surprise text on Friday evening stating my sister-in-law and her two sons would arrive for a weekend visit later that evening. We immediately rearranged our tentative plans so we could spend the entire day snuggling the new baby.… Read More