Parenting choices

May 10, 2012
    -  Momma, did you eat an apple with me?    -  Yes I did.    -  Why did you eat that apple, Momma?    -  I ate the apple because I was hungry, sweetheart.    -  Why were you →MORE...

I am sure that there comes a point in every marriage when one spouse looks at the other and is nonplussed, maybe even irritated, by what they see – and in my marriage, that point happens to be intrinsically linked to →MORE...

Apr 17, 2012
Yesterday was my first midwifery appointment, so I pawned my daughter off on my unsuspecting (and infinitely patient) sister. Sometimes people comment on this blog about how patient I seem, which just goes to show that blogs are really a miniscule →MORE...

Apr 03, 2012
“Should I wear this, Momma?  This shirt with the kissing fishes?” she asks me.  She turns back to her drawer.  “Or should I wear this shirt?  It is green and has stripes.  Can I wear this, Momma?” —- We’re at the →MORE...

Feb 29, 2012
A couple days ago, Donald and I stood in the dining room watching Charlotte race around the room and asking ourselves when the right time is to teach her to read.  We both have always assumed that we would allow her →MORE...