The Dark Side

It started with the covers. This morning, from 7:00am - 7:25am, I had the privilege of sharing my side of the bed with a tall, red-headed child who will turn four in exactly one week. My husband had left early for the day, my daughter had already made her way downstairs, and so it was just ...

Chicks Who Give A Hoot

Featured image via Michelle Sweeney, Little Nest Portraits Good morning, from the land of mom. I write to you with old-school Adidas massage sandals on my feet, warmth in my heart and tears in my eyes. In all honesty, I had two different blog posts on the schedule for this morning. I have so many exciting things to share, both ...

Beginning

This morning, I experienced a most touching moment with my daughter. I heard her little voice before I saw her; when I walked into the hall I found her at our gallery wall, reading from our many favorite quotes. She was reading T.S. Eliot-- The quote I used for my first post on MommyEverAfter.com, when I moved over from ...

The Woman in the Window

There is a period in my twenties about which I have not written very much. In trying to think about why I have left this out of my story, when I share so much of my story, I think that it is because I wasn't always as open as I am, so sharing the story of ...

In sickness and in health.

We were huddled together, sharing a tiny bed in the ER hallway, as the hospital was so crowded that there were no spare rooms. I was wearing a gown and motorcycle boots and he made a headrest for himself with his coat, so that he could lean against the nurse's station. We couldn't see most ...

june 2009 I am covered in sunscreen, lying on the sand on Ka’anapali Beach in Maui. june 2010 I am covered in spit-up, lying on the floor of my daughter’s bedroom for “Tummy Time” Isn’t there some expression about a year making a whole hell of a difference? Still, I wouldn’t trade June 2010 for anything.

june 2009 I am covered in sunscreen, lying on the sand on Ka’anapali Beach in Maui. june 2010 I am covered in spit-up, lying on the floor of my daughter’s bedroom for “Tummy Time” Isn’t there some expression about a year making a whole hell of a difference? Still, I wouldn’t trade June 2010 for anything.

june 2009 I am covered in sunscreen, lying on the sand on Ka’anapali Beach in Maui. june 2010 I am covered in spit-up, lying on the floor of my daughter’s bedroom for “Tummy Time” Isn’t there some expression about a year making a whole hell of a difference? Still, I wouldn’t trade June 2010 for anything.

june 2009 I am covered in sunscreen, lying on the sand on Ka’anapali Beach in Maui. june 2010 I am covered in spit-up, lying on the floor of my daughter’s bedroom for “Tummy Time” Isn’t there some expression about a year making a whole hell of a difference? Still, I wouldn’t trade June 2010 for anything.

june 2009 I am covered in sunscreen, lying on the sand on Ka’anapali Beach in Maui. june 2010 I am covered in spit-up, lying on the floor of my daughter’s bedroom for “Tummy Time” Isn’t there some expression about a year making a whole hell of a difference? Still, I wouldn’t trade June 2010 for anything.