Category: relationships

My Favorite Sound

I have a favorite sound. There are many sounds I love, of course – the constant, calming backdrop of the waves outside the Dille Camp on Martha’s Vineyard come to mind instantly, since we just spent a glorious 10 days there. I also love the many sounds my adorable daughters …

Six Months Later

Well, it’s happened. I haven’t written anything in so long that I feel bad about it. It’s partially because Katie Rubin started writing a mom blog that is so good, it basically made me never want to write again. It’s also partially because KIDS. TWO KIDS. My last post, interestingly …

Slowing Down

If you knew how mind-numbingly boring so many of my days feel, you’d probably raise an eyebrow at the title of this post.  (I would.) But I don’t mean “slowing down” in relation to speed. I really try to be as present as possible for my kids, but I admit …

2014

The year will be over in less than 12 hours. I’m going to get right to the point. I am 31, married with two children and cannot avoid the fact that I am a full-fledged adult any longer.  And as scary and weird and great as that is – I think …

1908

About a week and a half ago, my little family packed up and moved from our Windsor Terrace apartment of the last 4 years. Even though we were so excited to move to our new home, it was impossible not to feel a little sad. Our studio apartment on the …

Trash, Treasure, and the Meaning of Life

Willow learning to walk appears to be imminent.  She probably could walk now but she’s very cautious and doesn’t like to fall, so it could still be another couple of months.  But I feel like once she does get her confidence up she’ll begin by tap dancing out of her …