somehow the fall has crept in, school has resumed, my baby has become a toddler, and the sun is setting on my maternity leave. work ...
“she is clothed in strength and dignity she laughs without fear of the future” proverbs 31:25
“Other mothers struggle, too. They flicker like candles, awake in the night in a thousand bedrooms, in the past, in the future, right now. They hunch ...
good morning! it’s sunday and i was asleep by 930 last night. needless to say, i feel fantastic and the day is shaping up nicely to boot: ...
you know what’s hard? adding another baby to your family. not so? well, it was for me. frankly, i was a jerk about it. i had a ...
“everything dies, baby, that’s a fact but maybe everything that dies some day comes back”. - the boss
awkward things i did today: 1. talked too much at a staff meeting (like ALWAYS). 2. participated in random self disclosure (that i was hormonal because i was still breastfeeding) at said staff meeting in effort to be less awkward because i (surprise!) teared up talking about how happy i am to have such a [...]
around me there is much talk of babies. friends whose bodies are trying to find their baby. babies who almost were but slipped loose. babies who have been recently made and who have nestled in; rooted home in the womb. babies who are almost ready to breathe; pressing on the cervix and who have everyone wondering [...]
most days all flows as it should: me on my game and warmth, connection, and joy abound. today is not one of those days. today, i let the stress of my day get in the way of my best. our morning began like any other: the boys joining us eagerly in bed, all of us gathered under the covers waking [...]
i think you’ve been around us lately; your little friend has been missing you: sadness and tears finding him often in your name. today, you came to me. “now that i’ve got you in my space, i won’t let go of you”- sam smith, latch.
it’s an amazing feeling to realize that you are blessed; to know without a doubt that you have the coolest friends, the support of your family, a generous spouse, and the most delicious and delightful children. it feels like lucky, and grateful, and happy all together. it feels like complete, and awestruck, and humbled, and perfect. it feels like i do, right now. [...]
it wasn’t just thanksgiving, i was supposed to run my first half marathon that day. i was going to ferry over to the island, sleep near the ocean, and wake early- ready to go. me, my partner, and being alive in the fresh air. i didn’t. i couldn’t, actually, my body was still recovering. my eldest was behind me and [...]