Charlotte's toddlerhood; 12-24 months

Dear Charlotte, The last month has been really rough for our family, in large part because all three of us spent the majority of it sick.  Coughing until we vomited and/or bled sick.  High fevers sustained over several days regardless of →MORE...

Jun 16, 2011
“Dear Charlotte,” it begins.  “You’re here!” I scribbled my first note to my daughter while she lay peacefully in my arms the day after her birth.  I had searched for months during my pregnancy for the PERFECT postcard – and I →MORE...

Sometimes I look at the bottoms of her feet at the end of the day and I think that if they’re filthy - covered in mud from walking barefoot through the garden, or covered in paint from swishing a paintbrush to →MORE...

    1.  Unattended dirt in a wheelbarrow is a feline port-a-potty.    2.  If a bird needs help hatching, chances are that it will not survive.    3.  Gophers are the devil.  No, seriously.  THE DEVIL.    4.  Toddlers cannot →MORE...