Charlotte's babyhood; 3-12 months

Me and You, written by Janet A. Holmes and illustrated by Judith Rossell, is a book I chose for two reasons: a) I LOVE IT, and b) nobody else ever seems to have heard of it. Which, if you ask me, →MORE...

Jul 12, 2010
She is bursting toward me, crawling with alacrity, roaring.  Her eyes are glimmering with excitement and her lips are shaped into a wild grin and there is a familiar thud thud thud of her hands and knees against the floor.  Then →MORE...

Jul 09, 2010
This is a very good friend of mine, a woman I’ve known since high school.  When I found out I was pregnant, she was one of the first people I called because I knew that she would be thrilled.  And she →MORE...

When I first started this blog, I talked about poop with alarming frequency.  My entire pregnancy was an exercise in constipation and although I thoroughly enjoyed my role as Incubator Extraordinaire, I did not particularly appreciate my role as Non-Pooper.  But →MORE...

There is a woman who volunteers with a nearby library.  She has a toddler not much older than my daughter and every time we see one another, she makes her way over to tickle Charlotte’s feet and pinch her cheeks and →MORE...