Motherhood

Sep 16, 2009
During our post-delivery hospital stay, every nurse and intern and doctor and random nobody in the maternity ward asked me if I wanted to discuss birth control with them.  At the time, it seemed like a stupid question.  After all, a →MORE...

Sep 04, 2009
Several weeks ago, my husband got it into his head that the two of us needed to unwind and reconnect.  He chose a film, popped some popcorn, rocked the baby to sleep, and PRESTO! it was date night. That doomsday end-of-the-world →MORE...

Aug 31, 2009
To Charlie, sweet Charlie, my love, When I was pregnant with you, I always rolled my eyes a little bit at the folks who told me that your infancy would fly by. I mean, COME ON, they were saying this to →MORE...

Aug 27, 2009
I am scrubbing a coffee mug, watching from my kitchen window as the world wakes up and the birds flit about.  My dog walks into my view and poops.  THIS IS MY LIFE, I sigh.  Then I hang my head out →MORE...