“In order for you to grow, I must let go”

 My daughter is now at an age where she can enjoy indoor and outdoor playgrounds. She enjoys playing with other children, looking at other children, and showing me (I think) that she can do things on her own. And, I’m at an age in my motherhood where I’ve, finally, come…

My IT Guy (I’m moving)

I have finally mustered the guts and found the time to make the move over to WordPress and I’m going it, alone. Like the mismatched cabinet safety locks that are poorly installed in my Kitchen and the uneven picture hanging above my bed, this blog has officially become my DIY…

How do you really prepare for another baby?

With the baby moving more, finding out that we’re having a girl, and more random strangers outright assuming that the growing bulge in my midsection is a baby, this pregnancy has become more and more real. And this has been scary, at times. At times, and in the course of the…

When dad works and mom does, well, everything else

As I remember it, I grew up in a typical home. My dad went to work and when he returned from work he ate dinner, watched SciFi movies on the TV in our living room, then went to sleep in preparation for another day of work. And, while he did…