Parenting

9-18 Pictures Worth 1,000 Words

October 11, 2017 // 1 Comment

I recorded the first words out of my mouth when I met him, his birth statistics, my hopes and dreams for my precious snowflake. After a few months, my dedication to recording his milestones and memories waned. [...]

This is For You, Boy-Moms

August 9, 2017 // 3 Comments

They wear us to the very brink of insanity with their endless energy, stubbornness, attitudes, hormones (yes, hormones), emotional breakdowns (I've got a drop-of-the-hat sobber), crazy messes, spontaneity, anger, competitiveness, and they play off of each other like racquetball. [...]

With

November 23, 2016 // 1 Comment

Empathy does not get lost in thoughts of yourself, but notices the other to the degree that you fall into step with them, and begin to feel what they feel. [...]