Charlotte's twosies; 24-36 months

Yesterday when we were out, Charlotte requested MOOK! PEAS! (milk, please).  It was a hot day, so I looked around for a bench in the shade.  I found one, not altogether secluded and not altogether open, and I cradled my two-year-old →MORE...

Jul 25, 2011
Charlotte encountered her very first bully at the park last week. It’s not that she hasn’t been pushed around before, because she has.  She’s had her hair pulled and her toes smashed and her face gnawed into by an overexcited eleven-month-old.  →MORE...

As a heads-up, this illustration by Alicia Stucky is one of my favorite works of art ever.  It is exactly 500% awesome.  Please, everyone, give her some love. On our afternoon walk a few days ago, Donald stopped suddenly in the →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...