Parenthood

Sep 10, 2012
Charlotte’s first day of preschool went well.  Donald and I went to the campus together to drop her off and as soon as she recognized her room, she jumped right in.  She was so busy playing that it was hard to →MORE...

Over the past three years and change, one of the aspects of parenthood that I have personally found both enjoyable and rewarding has been reading about topics that pertain to my parenthood.  From homemade art supply recipes to analysis of the →MORE...

Aug 20, 2012
This weekend, we scratched the first big pre-baby project off the list.  Or rather, Donald did.  He built Charlotte’s tricycle: She loves it every bit as much as you would think, and possibly more.  She milked every possible second of daylight →MORE...

When Charlotte was an infant, one of the women I most deeply respect in my family told me that in her opinion when a mother is still nursing a child who can walk and talk, she is doing it for herself.  →MORE...

Aug 13, 2012
Dear Child, We recently learned from our adoption agency that our family is eligible to accept a foster-adoptive placement at any point after January 2013. This is HUGE for our family.  Huge. After discussing it, your father and I made the →MORE...