Brighter than the sun

Yesterday, I posted a photo collage on Instagram with pictures of my daughter as she went off to have her Kindergarten school pictures taken. I could not believe that she was doing something so grown up; that she looked so mature; that she is so beautiful. I know that it is a thing that people say, but it ...

I will never forget.

Yesterday, as I said, I had a tough day. I rebounded, though, primarily because of your supportive notes and comments and messages, so I thank you. I feel blessed. Today, however, is a day that I will never forget. And that because today was one of my best days as a parent; one of the best ...

An hour as a mother.

I was up a lot during the night last night. I don't think I got very much sleep, and for me, that translates into an increase in anxiety. I have been told by my psychiatrist that sleep is healing for the brain, and I notice that it has a profound impact on my mental state. My ...

“I’ll be getting stronger.”

I don't mean to sound melodramatic, and I certainly am NOT looking for pity, when I just say, honestly, that this past year I have been kicked when I have already been ever so down. I have been laid pretty low. And I have nightmares. That is a very personal thing to admit, but it's true. ...

All my loving

This morning, before the sun had time to rise, I had the chance to cuddle up in my little girl's bed with my daughter, my son and my my Lola. We all got under the covers. My daughter held my hand, as I used my other arm to feed my son a bottle. And she asked me ...

Daylight Savings

Tonight, we will be turning our clocks back. It is daylight savings time. And, the time as come for you to learn a few things about me that you don't already know: 1) I hate cilantro and parsley. The presence of either of these two green garnishes will ruin a meal for me. 2) I am terribly afraid of ...