Friends. I am SO excited about a new collaborative blog I just started working with. We Still Read is a new site run by four lovely mamas (Yes, I just called myself lovely. AND?), who somehow manage to still read while carrying on busy lives as wives, employees, mothers, etc., of the whopping nine […]
Wistful. Melancholy. Proud. Satisfied.
Toby is done breastfeeding. I once wondered how long he’d wake every night (19 months). I once joked that he’d breastfeed the night before kindergarten. He was my first to take a full feeding at the breast (and promptly sleep in the most epic milk coma I’ve witnessed) in NICU and […]
There aren’t many aspects of parenting triplets that isn’t mind-boggling.
I learned early on (though I struggled for a while before learning) that thinking ahead will only send me into a panic. I probably sound blasé, but my approach on most future endeavors is “I’ll figure it out when I need to.”
Not only is […]
“I’m going to exercise! WOO HOOOO!”
No, that’s not a direct quote from yours truly, but it is a direct quote from Eleanor seconds before she launched into running laps around the playground structure at the park where I run. She clearly was modeling the behavior she sees from me, and that’s a better reward […]
Yesterday’s toddler playground visit was eye-opening.
My babies – my tiny, easy-to-run-into-and-knock-down babies – were the big kids on the playground for the first time.
The playground is normally deserted, and my trio play happily by themselves. Yesterday, a family with one little girl, probably between 18 and 24 months old, made a cautious approach. […]