I wrote this post in September 2010, when I was six months pregnant with Allie. It still makes me laugh, so I wanted to give it a rerun. If you take a Mom to Target, she’s going to want a cart to put her purse in. If she gets a cart, she’s going to want […]
Every day last week saw high temperatures in the mid-seventies. Considering the lousy weather we’ve had in April and May, that is positively splendid. This is what being an at-home mom is all about. I get some work done while Allie naps and Grace plays, then we all go outside together. Outside is all about […]
I’ve been meaning to write this post since March 8. March 8th is when I submitted a letter to my employer, explaining that I would not return to work after my maternity leave ended. This Friday, I will officially be an at-home mom. When Grace was born, I cried every time I thought about going […]
Allie is four months and one week old. She plays with toys now. She pulls things towards herself. She chews and feels and explores. Wanting to get a reprieve from holding her all day long, I decided to find some of Grace’s old baby toys. She had a saucer, a walker, a jumperoo, and some […]
You will never believe what Grace asked me as we were walking to my parents’ house.
God spoke to me today. The clouds didn’t part. There was no clap of thunder, no voice from a burning bush. It was no less profound. The moment was ordinary, the kind that happens several times every day. The baby was sleeping in the swing, and I was sitting on the floor, playing dinosaurs with […]