Motherhood

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...

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...

One of Charlotte’s more recent loves is blowing in peoples’ faces. I am not exactly certain where she picked up this little gem, but it is every bit as irritating-bordering-on-infuriating as it sounds.  More than once, I have caught myself closing →MORE...

Now that we are in the final trimester of this pregnancy, Donald and I have begun preparing Charlotte for the arrival of her infant sibling. It is…not going well. There are aspects of this process that Charlotte understands well and is →MORE...