A Love Letter to the Neighborhood

Well, it’s time for me to step into the confessional. Arthur…enjoys screen time. Now that you’ve recovered and I’ve passed off my World’s Best Mom mug, time for confession #2: I. Love. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. For the uninitiated, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood is a PBS show based in Mr. Roger’s Land of Make-Believe and centered around a new […]

Letter to myself [#Blogtober14 Day 8]

I’m actually really looking forward to today’s #Blogtober14 prompt: Write a letter to yourself in 10 years. Call me weird, but I have written letters to myself before and despite losing them before their intended open dates I relish the practice (that compulsory “letter to yourself at the end of high school” exercise notwithstanding). I wrote myself a letter to […]

Chasing a Life of Balance

chasing balance

I feel so out of balance. It’s not just because I have a cold this week (thanks boys!), though I’m sure the itch in my throat and the pain in my ears are messing with my equilibrium. I just feel like everything is up in the air and that I’m somehow just churning through each day – […]

Time flies…

It’s amazing how fast babies change and grow. So, so much has happened and sometimes it’s incredibly difficult to keep up. Portraits We took Arthur for his three-month portraits a few weeks ago, and last week I dropped by to pick them up. Sweet holy mother of God, they are beautiful. That’s not a stock […]

Our First(ish) Mother’s Day

When does motherhood begin? I suppose that three people may give me four different answers to that question. Clearly I am at least a “soon-to-be” mom, as evidenced by my ever-lowering bump…an almost-finished nursery…and the feeling I have inside of me (besides the heartburn) that even though I have yet to hold him in a […]