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My New Hobby

I am not a Pinterest mom. I do not braid my daughter’s hair in intricate designs. I don’t make my own homemade crayons with my daughter. I do not cut … Continue Reading →


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Worshipping at the Throne of Arrested Development

These days, I spend a lot of time staring at thighs. Chubby wubby baby thighs, that is. Avalon’s legs are so fat it’s hard to tell where her bum ends … Continue Reading →


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Ten Problems with Frozen

I’m not a Frozen hater. I own the DVD and I play the role of Queen Elsa in my house every other day with socks on my hands for gloves. … Continue Reading →


These small moments of the night

Her tiny hand clutches the neck of my shirt. As she rhythmically drinks, she opens and closes her grip, her fingertips brushing my collar bone. She glances up, her eyes … Continue Reading →


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Things to Remember – 2 1/2 years and 4 months

Dear Alexandra, Each age you reach seems to be the most fun. Here are just a few things about you at 2 1/2 that I’d like to remember. You’re a … Continue Reading →


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Four Months!

  Due to technical difficulties, I’ve had to content myself with an unedited cell phone photo for Avalon’s pic. But she’s awful cute, all the same.


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Side by Side

Alexandra, October 2011 Avalon, January 2014 Left: Avalon, January 2014; Right: Alexandra, October 2011 


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Avalon – one month and counting

It’s already been one month! Here is our sleepy monkey. And because her eyes are closed in that one, here she is awake. And here is Alexandra being a good … Continue Reading →