Very, very rarely, Nora has days with lots of this: and this: and even some of this: Don't hate me for taking this picture; I made it all better after this, I promise... I know that temper-tantrums ... View Post about A Little Pick-Me-Up
Attempting to make sense of the complexity that is being a mother - being a good mother - to little people, finding joy in both the joy-filled and not so fun moments, and not losing myself along the way.
One of the arguments against stay-at-home parenting that I hear is what a career killer it is to be out of the workforce for a number of years. Sometimes, it's said that the impact of SAH parenting ... View Post about Job Skills
Aging is made up of small "adult" moments; moments in which we recognize our parents and elders in ourselves. Moments that give us pause; when we realize that somehow sometime we really did grow up ... View Post about Hands
It's been radio silence here on my blog, since lately I've been putting all my energy into this and other work during my essentially non-existent free time. When I finally managed to check my email ... View Post about Free Time
We're in the land of mega-chains and drive-throughs! (A.K.A. the rest of the United States outside of Nantucket.) Saturday morning, we were on the first ferry off the island at 6:30 am. After an ... View Post about Back to Work (A Little)
Remember my Housewife Challenges? Last week, I found myself thinking about writing a new one, but I couldn't bring myself to commit to it given the fact that I haven't written a report card in ... View Post about Prioritize!
If you believe Erica Jong, this:is my 18 (21...25...?) year prison sentence. In case you missed it, in The Wall Street Journal 's "Saturday Essay" last weekend, Jong wrote about the evils of ... View Post about Nora, the Prison Guard
This weekend is Nora's first Halloween (or at least the first one that counts - we decided she was too tiny to dress up last year) and I had way too much fun putting together her costume. She is all ... View Post about Trick or Treasure
Oh, yes it does. Especially when you're having fun...and we've been having plenty of fun,that's for sure. In the last few days, we've taken a million pictures of pumpkinsand farmsand lots and lots ... View Post about Time Flies
Last week, AVG posted, on its blog, results of a study the company did on the digital footprint of babies. The company polled mothers with Internet access who have children under the age of two in ... View Post about Blogging About Your Kids
First a note: Last week was banned book week, and I kept trying to get a post out about it, but with everything that's been going on, it just didn't happen. It worked out better that way, though, ... View Post about What Nora Shouldn’t Read
When October showed up last week, I was still in denial about fall. It had been sunny and warm here (mid-70's) and though the weather man threatened rain all last week, none showed up. It was a ... View Post about Toddling into Fall