Charlotte's milestones

Dec 08, 2010
Yesterday, my sweet girl was placed on my chest, a writhing gooey bundle.  She was red and defenseless and perfect. Today, she can feed herself.  She uses a few words, climbs trees with low branches, and totes my purse around the →MORE...

Aug 30, 2010
Dear Charlotte, Several days ago, a woman nursing her baby at a local Cost Plus World Market was asked to leave.  And so, over the weekend, you and I drove to that same shop and participated in a nurse-in. Sweetheart?  Before →MORE...

Over the past two months, Charlotte has slowly begun to test the waters around her.  Sometimes that means that she explores new places or engages in new activities.  And other times it means that she deliberately behaves contrary to my direction →MORE...

Jul 27, 2010
*** Don’t forget to enter this week’s children’s book giveaway for the Stella and Sam collection, an awesome, award-winning picture book series by Marie-Louise Gay. On her birthday, I took Charlotte to a local park complete with petting zoo, spray fountain, →MORE...

Dear Charlotte, Today, you are one. In all honesty, love bug, neither your father nor I really feels that this is a big deal.  We loved you yesterday and we love you today and we will love you tomorrow and THAT, →MORE...