Motherhood

Jun 18, 2012
On Saturday night, Charlotte fell asleep in Donald’s arms.  A few hours later, in the dead of the night, she released what can only be described as a rather piercing scream.  It woke my husband and me up in a flash.  →MORE...

One of the things that I have noticed during this pregnancy is that I am much more relaxed this time around.  When I was pregnant with Charlotte, I was wound tighter than a spring.  Worry was my middle name. This time, →MORE...

Jun 08, 2012
At some point a month or two ago, I joined a new mom group. Over the past few years, I have tried a variety of mom groups on for size and what I have generally found is that the groups do →MORE...

Donald and I began making a focused effort to give a second language to Charlotte six months ago.  Although I had spoken French off and on to her since her infancy and I could sing a few nursery rhymes, overall her →MORE...

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...