I Guess This is Eventually

I am back. Not writing creatively but I am back. As I wrote last month, my kids had a near miss in the ocean. Brigid, who is 13 and not a big talker, just went through five days of what the doctors we saw on Tuesday called post-traumatic stress. There is nothing worse than watching …

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Happy Birthday Dear Annie!

  15 years ago today, I was in labor with my first child. I woke up on the 9th knowing I had an appointment with my doctor and that I had a really bad stomach ache. Looking at the photo above, which was taken at my office baby shower almost a month before Annie was …

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Major Update included: It’s Like Herding Bloggers

Helloo! C’mon in, there’s room for everyone! Welcome! There should be plenty of chairs. Adam! Careful…you brought the Knee Walker?! Can you park it outside? You’re on the Itty Bitty Boomer. I know, isn’t she darling!? I realize you didn’t see her there, thus the name Itty Bitty, but please back up and get that …

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Days Like These

It's not a horrible day, just one of those days. One of those days when I am reminded that being a parent is exhausting. Wanting so deeply for your children to be happy and successful on all fronts but there are days when they aren't. Actually kids are just human (even though sometimes I wonder …

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