On Loving and Loathing Breastfeeding

I can’t think of anything else in my life that has had the power to wield within myself such huge feelings of both failure and of greatness, vacillating multiple times between the two emotions all within the course of a single day.  I’ve never before at times been so over something, yet found myself breaking […]

And To All A Good Night

We’re moving to our first home in a few days. And let me tell you what I’m MOST excited about. More than becoming first-time homeowners, way beyond being able to decorate and remodel as we see fit, even more so than having a place to call our own and make a stable home for our children […]

A Preschool Crush

My 3-year-old flashes me a mega-watt smile every morning when I wake him up and he still squeals with delight every afternoon when I walk into his class at daycare to pick him. At night he cuddles with me in the recliner clutching his race car cup of milk.  I squeeze him tight and stroke his […]

Mornings at the Crib

My 3 year old still sleeps in his crib. Don’t judge me. It’s mostly a matter of oversight.  Changing his bed just hasn’t ranked high on our priority list of “Fun Things to Do This Summer”. We moved Lila directly to a twin bed at 18 months because we had to. We needed the crib for […]

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Reader’s Delight

One of Lila’s new favorite things to do when coming home from daycare is run to her latest Sproutkin box and select two new books for me to read to her and Matthew.  And I am only too happy to oblige. Before bedtime we read old favorites from our personal library, but before dinner they […]