Tag Archives: motherhood

You Should Eat Cake

Yesterday was National Chocolate Cake Day. To be honest, I am more than happy to celebrate any National ____ Day when the ____ in question is delicious dessert. Thanks to Jude’s school calendar, I never have to miss out on … Continue reading

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282 Steps

In an average¬†day, I take¬†about 4,000 steps. If I run on the elliptical machine or engage in a power-shop at the mall, it’s much higher, and on the lazier days, that number shrinks by at least a thousand. I know … Continue reading

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What Jude Said

I often find myself wanting to write posts about my son because he is the central focus of my life. I think about him almost every moment of the day, and he’s the person with whom I spend most of … Continue reading

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I’m a Damn Good Mom. So are You.

In the past couple of weeks, I’ve come across quite a few blogs wherein the mom-authors fess up to their mediocre parenting skills. I’ve seen these on the Huffington Post and shared all over Facebook, and I admire the authors’ … Continue reading

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Bear Hugs

While we were in Western PA over the holiday weekend, we came across this in one of the stores we visited: (Don’t ask.) Upon seeing these two bears in mock-action, Jude turned to me and said: “Look, Mommy. Those bears … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving with My Mini-Me

When I was pregnant, I worried about how I would feel about my baby after he arrived. “What if I don’t love him?” I said to my mom in confidence. “You’ll love him. You’ll see,” she said. “How do you … Continue reading

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All Together Now

Today, when I dropped Jude off at school, the teachers and the other kids were enjoying circle time on the carpet. The lead teacher had just finished reading a book, and the little ones were requesting songs. Jude dutifully took … Continue reading

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