Decorating eggs. April 29, 2013

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Letter to my sneakboo: 45 months. April 29, 2013
Dear Charlotte, If I had to pick one word to sum up your personality at this stage in your life, it would be “fun.”  Your father and I are constantly swapping stories about the clever things you say, the silly things →MORE...

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The day that the cookies saved the day. April 22, 2013
One morning last week, I was just settling in to read a book or twenty to Charlotte when I heard a cacophony of desperate clucks in the backyard. “Wait here,” I told Charlotte.  “I’ll be right back, I just want to →MORE...

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Through Charlotte’s eyes. April 15, 2013
A couple days ago, Charlotte asked me if I could take a picture of her singing to her sister.  These opportunities do not present themselves very often – and, truth be told, lately I have been acutely aware of how many →MORE...

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A little sister love. April 03, 2013
** Charlotte is three years and eight months old.  Evie is (almost) five months old.

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Wrong again. April 03, 2013
My pregnancy with Evelyn was filled with a persistent fear that I would birth her and find myself incapable of loving her.  It seemed inconceivable to me that I might love another child as fervently as I loved Charlotte.  I also →MORE...

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Maybe just magic. April 02, 2013
On our way to preschool, I hear her pipe up from the backseat.  Why is the car wet on the outside?  Did it rain? No, I tell her.  The earth and the air were different temperatures and it caused the water →MORE...

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