Tag Archives: babies

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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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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Behind the Wheel

I’m trying to stop worrying about what other people think of me. I don’t intend to lose my sense of decorum or decency in the process, nor do I mean to ignore the opinions of the people I love and … Continue reading

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I Love Your Face

Yesterday, J and I were killing some time at the mall. I spied a pair of rust colored pants and thought they might be cute for fall, so I hung them on the handle of the stroller and proceeded into … Continue reading

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In My Life

I might have a terrible singing voice, but while I was pregnant, I made up my mind that I would sing to my baby every night. I love music, and I want J to love it too–even if the source … Continue reading

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Let the Games Begin

Not long ago, we visited a non-childproofed home. Just as Jude reached for an exposed power outlet, I called out: “Jude, NO!” Then I hurried towards him. My sweet, little boy then turned to me with a furrowed brow. He … Continue reading

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