Photographs of Charlotte

Jul 20, 2012
“How do you want to celebrate your birthday tomorrow?” I asked her. “Maybe swinging,” she said.  Donald built and hung a tree swing in our backyard a few months ago.  Nearly everything about toddlers is perfectly lovely – the phrases they →MORE...

Jul 16, 2012
Charlotte’s birthday is on Friday. “How do we have a birthday?” she asked me late last week when I told her that she would be turning three. We considered a variety of different ways to institute birthday traditions this year.  Should →MORE...

I cannot believe this child of mine is less than two weeks away from her third birthday.  Amazing. I also cannot believe that she actually grinned at the camera without me making ridiculous noises or pretending that I was going to →MORE...

    -  I just like to spend so much time with you, Momma.  It will be better to cuddle when the baby is out.    -  Yeah, my belly does get in the way sometimes, huh?  But we can still →MORE...

On Tuesday morning, at the park, in demonstration of why it is unsafe to ever suggest ANYTHING to a toddler.  You show a little concern for a kid’s possessions and the next thing you know, you’re an advocate for teddy bear →MORE...