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 didnâ€™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 […]