Charlotte's milestones

Dear Charlotte, There are only two months left until your birthday and you are marking the countdown by learning all manner of new tricks.  This month alone, you have learned how to make my harmonica make different sounds, how to plant →MORE...

Nov 10, 2011
I’ve been speaking French to Charlotte from the day I found out she was in my belly.  Not always.  Not every day.  But certainly with frequency.  And over the past few months it’s become apparent that Charlotte understands my French – →MORE...

Jul 20, 2011
My baby is two years darling today.  We are spending time with good friends, learning to say ‘hello beautiful’ in Farsi, baking herb bread with fresh garden rosemary.  We are napping pressed together in the bedroom, playing puzzles as long as →MORE...

Dear Charlotte, I love you, I love you, I LOVE YOU!  Every morning, when you wake up with hair that defies gravity and you nestle in to drink my milk, I marvel at you and I love you.  Every afternoon, when →MORE...

Over the weekend, THIS happened: That bottom picture cracks me up.  Most patient cat IN THE WORLD. When my baby’s first milk tooth poked through, I was okay.  She was still my baby.  When my baby first crawled along our floor, →MORE...