Me and E vol. 2

I thought it would be fun in 2018 to document a round up of what Eli has been up to lately. His abilities are changing so rapidly! And then I realized I would like to also document what I've been up to. My life is changing right along with his! Here's volume 2 of what me … Continue reading Me and E vol. 2

Me and E vol. 1

I thought it would be fun in 2018 to document a round up of what Eli has been up to lately. His abilities are changing so rapidly! And then I realized I would like to also document what I've been up to. My life is changing right along with his! So here's volume 1 of what … Continue reading Me and E vol. 1

A 5:45 wake up call

A 5:45 am toddler wake up call on Saturday after a night of very little sleep and a long week of battling The Sickness was NOT how I imagined starting my weekend. Do I need to say how tired I felt? How badly I wanted to fall back in bed, pull the warm flannel sheets … Continue reading A 5:45 wake up call

Summer Bucket List

Summer is well under way but by no means is it too late for a Bucket List! There is so much to see and do here in Vermont and the surrounding areas in the summer. I hope we can cross off quite a few of these activities--especially now that Eli is at an age where … Continue reading Summer Bucket List

What It Means to be a Mother

  I wonder all the time why people choose to have children. In a rational universe maternity wards would have long been efficiently repurposed and birth control would be far more ubiquitous than it is. There are millions of babies and children currently in need of a loving guardian, so why don't those of us with the urge … Continue reading What It Means to be a Mother

The #MomLife

Beside me sits a pile of laundry. The whites have been folded and stacked. Now they wait patiently to be brought upstairs to their places while the darks whirl away, nearly done. Next to that is a mug of hot (!) black tea–maple syrup and half and half too. It's syrup season in Vermont after all. And … Continue reading The #MomLife

12 Things I Learned in My First Three Months of Parenthood

A list from present day me to the me pre-baby. 12 things she wouldn't have guessed then but are oh so true now. Any waist size smaller than 39 weeks pregnant will feel slim. If you ever want to read again, get a kindle. One handed is the new two handed. And 8:00pm is the new … Continue reading 12 Things I Learned in My First Three Months of Parenthood