Family life

May 22, 2012
Over the past two or three months, Charlotte has “outgrown” her nap.  And by “outgrown,“ what I mean is that she no longer naps with any sort of consistency at a reasonable hour…but she is still physically incapable of making it →MORE...

May 15, 2012
It must be said that after the rain comes the sun.  And after a weekend of very difficult days and more attitude than I knew a two-year-old was capable of, Charlotte woke up yesterday morning in a great mood. We made →MORE...

The past few weeks with Charlotte have been particularly difficult. As a general whole, I do not believe in writing about hard days with Charlotte.  It makes me uncomfortable.  If my daughter reads this blog at age 16 and ever, even →MORE...

May 07, 2012
We knew that that day was coming, the day when their heart would stop beating and they would take their last breath.  We watched time march forward, slowly, one step and then another. Death is an excellent teacher.  It reminds you →MORE...

    1.  Every time I get her dressed to go out, if I blink my eyes she strips and dresses up in a princess dress.    2.  Her imagination is taking off.  The stories she tells me are increasingly elaborate →MORE...