Quinn started taking her first steps over the Thanksgiving weekend. At first, it was only a few steps — taken very tentatively — between two pieces of furniture placed closely together. A little over a...Read More
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Last week, Chris and I drove to New Jersey for Thanksgiving. Chris’ family is from New Jersey, and many of his aunts and uncles and cousins still live there. He hasn’t seen many of them...Read More
I am a crafty mutha. I can sew, I can bake, I can decoupage with the best of them, and I know my way around a Dremel. You show me something cute, and my first...Read More
Right as Quinn was coming up on 9 months this week, I celebrated 34. I can’t say that welcoming 34 was anything special. We had some friends over and enjoyed some delicious food and some...Read More
Even though I have only been a parent a short time, I often find myself reflecting on what it means to serve in that role: What my actions mean for my daughter’s current and future happiness, how the decisions I make will shape who she becomes, and the type of relationship we will have when...[ Click to Continue ]
For the first several months of my daughter’s life, I was nothing but enamored with her. Aside from the occasional meltdown during the first few psychotic postpartum weeks, I’ve surprised myself by really enjoying motherhood and adopting this Madonna-like level of beatific motherly calm. Maybe that just sounds like typical new-mother cliche speak, so I...[ Click to Continue ]
Six months and nine days ago, I had a baby. Four months and two days ago, I started a new job. Six days ago, I moved in to a new house — the first house I’ve ever bought. Oh, and in the meantime, I also started three new blogs and picked up a...[ Click to Continue ]