Today is the Day

There was a moment around 14 months ago, as I was flying alone with my almost 2 year old (something I have done many times), when he miraculously began to play by himself! He took his little Yo Gabba Gabba people and made them talk to each other. Then I gave him some Thomas the [Read More...]

Thankful Maine

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One of the reasons I love summer is that I love the idea that every kid should have a magical childhood summertime place, where he or she is free to roam, explore, make up intricate stories with friends, play from morning to night with no reason to stop except to eat and go the bathroom. [Read More...]

slow, idle, brave

This week, while I’m on vacation, I’ll be re-posting some thoughts from back in the day (also known as last year). This was first published on July 8, 2010…   Today, while zooming through a profile piece on an artist and mother in the New York Times, I came across a new parental catch phrase [Read More...]

Gratefully

This week, while I’m on vacation, I’ll be re-posting some posts from back in the day (also known as last year). This Thankful Tuesday post was first published on April 13, 2010…   It’s Thankful Tuesday. Last night I left my child in the care of a new friend and joined my husband in a [Read More...]

Wednesday Morning Thankful

A goodbye SF pic we took last week. (Thanks Jonas Oppedal!)

Yes, it’s Wednesday. Thankful Tuesday is a day late, I know. But, come on, I’ve been moving! Have some grace on a girl. Here is a list of all that’s been happening since you heard from me last, in the form of a Thankful Tuesday list. One day I was vacuuming the house for a [Read More...]

A day to be thankful in a month full of grateful.

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After a week where I actually recorded all my grateful thoughts in a journal and now have apparently lost that journal. But, does that mean I’ve lost my Grateful?! By all means, no!!! That’s why I will tell you about my sweet past week (in 7 thankfuls). Brooks laughed for the first time last Thursday [Read More...]


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