Tag Archives: motherhood

Wearing the Pants

I am honored to be a guest blogger on Ironic Mom today. If you haven’t been reading Leanne’s posts, you obviously don’t like to laugh. She is thoughtful, funny, and insightful, and I was both eager and delighted to contribute … Continue reading

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Tortured Artist

Yesterday, after attempting to take a video of Jude’s singing while eating breakfast, my son held out his hand for my phone and said, “Jude takes a picture?” Because I’m easy, I said, “Sure,” and handed him the phone, hoping … Continue reading

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Two

Dear Jude, It is Thursday night, June 6th, 2013, and I just finished singing to you and putting you in your crib for the night. In an attempt to stretch things out, you started up with a rendition of “Twinkle, … Continue reading

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No Excuses

I do not like to give excuses for not writing on my blog, but since I just took a long, unexplained hiatus, I thought I might at least mention my absence. I don’t have a reason, really. It was the … Continue reading

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Stoking the Fire

This is going to sound ridiculous, but I used to find myself being envious of my cats. I would be leaving for work in the morning after having stayed up too late writing/watching late night TV (I love and miss … Continue reading

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The Best Kind of Sandwich

This week in the Northeast, the weather went from not-quite-spring to full-on-summer for a couple of days. So of course, my mind went straight to the place it always does when the mercury rises: ice cream. The other day when … Continue reading

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April Fool

Getting Jude and myself out the door and on time in the morning takes superhuman skill. Monday’s are even trickier. After we had breakfast and played a little in the living room, it was time to “go, go car” as … Continue reading

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