Staring blankly at the phone Same thing we all do at home Spouses, strangers, side by side Our only comfort is to hide Behind our screens our silence grows Will we wake up? No one knows But then again nobody cares To do much besides sit and stare Our children see and do and say… Continue reading Waiting room
I listened to the baby sing himself to sleep tonight for almost twenty minutes, his high pitched toddler voice blazing across the reliable static of the monitor still plugged into both of our walls. He was making up its own words to replace the ones he hasn’t memorized yet in “Take Me Out To the… Continue reading Sing
Last year my husband and I, along with another couple, did an 8 week program to eat healthy & lose weight. I was able to lose about 18 pounds, even with the miscarriage in our 2nd week. They focused a lot on not giving into emotional eating. Fast forward about a year: I’ve gained about… Continue reading Running Wild
Tougher than leather Love worn by design I’m happy to have you So grateful you’re mine. In the years that will follow The seas will be rough But creatures like us We’re strong and we’re tough. Through chaos and calmness Our love cannot sink Our hearts beat together Forever in sync. It took me about… Continue reading Anniversary Poem
Originally posted on The Gentle Parenting Institute:
We often hear experts telling us to find, and focus, on the why…or the reason for a behavior. But what exactly does that mean? It seems like there’s COUNTLESS reasons for why our child is behaving in certain ways… how on earth are we to know what they…
My little cherub turned one twelve days ago. Yes, already: the big ONE. The closer we got to the date the more it stuck out in my mind, but i was living in denial, always able to push it deep down into the darkness of my brain. It was all very abstract, even when it… Continue reading One is fun!
Except for that Breastfeeding thing! Trying to feed the baby a snack before we leave…. The hand pump is packed, just in case! It may be a rough 4 hours….