At Night

At Night

You’re curled up in the crook of my arms right now, your head nestled into my chest right where my own heart beats. Your breath is that loud and even breathing, of a deep sleep. Your tiny, clammy fingers are gripping the piece of my shirt that you’ve got bunched inside them. My cheek rests [...]

Five

Five

I remember before Rowan was born, thinking I’d have these elaborate Pinterest worthy, uniquely themed birthday parties for him. None of those hideous tv or movie character themed birthdays. No, not my child. And here we are, 5 years later, cutting hotdogs into octopuses, blowing up balloons adorned with SpongeBobs face, and eating White Castle [...]

Owlet

Owlet

See that cool little device on P’s foot? We were lucky enough to be gifted an @owletcare just before Phoenix was born. As soon as I found out I was pregnant with Phoenix I knew I wanted to do things differently this time. I immediately researched baby monitors and safe sleep products. I kept seeing [...]

My Child is the Village

My Child is the Village

Last week, someone said “Not starting your child in kindergarten at 5 is selling them short. It is teaching them that you don’t believe in them.” Listen. Let’s not place all parent/child relationships in a box like this. There’s SO much more to it. For example, I have a wonderful parent-child-friend relationship with my son. [...]