Sleep sharing

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...

Dear Charlotte, You are two and a half years old now and as testament to the whirlwind life has become with a two and a half year old child in the house, I didn’t even notice you’d hit the big milestone →MORE...

Jan 11, 2012
Last Tuesday at two o’clock in the afternoon we met with a representative from our foster-adoption agency to discuss the steps we need to take to find and bring home our child, the decisions we need to make, and the choices →MORE...

It’s the perfect sort of morning.  Quiet.  Light.  We eat breakfast.  We take a walk.  We water the squash, the pumpkins, the melons.  We open the chicken coop.  We feed the cats.  We release the hounds.  We water the strawberries, the →MORE...

Apr 19, 2011
After a late night filled with bitter herbs and dayenu, I wake up to your ten little piggies in the dark before morning begins.  This is always, Charlotte, my very favorite way to start a day.  I wait for the moon →MORE...