— 1 — One of my most essential survival tactics in the trenches of motherhood is keeping a sense of humor. I have a post entitled “Laughing Matters” over at What to Expect where I share a true-life story of how I ended up laughing when I probably should have been sniveling. Here’s a snippet:Read the whole post >>
Alternately Titled: A good excuse to post some gratuitous baby shots.
This morning I was curled up on the couch with the girls reading them The Oak Inside the Acorn by Max Lucado. In the story, Little Acorn is afraid of leaving the safe, strong branches of his mother, but she comforts him saying, “It’s good for you to be here with me now. But whenRead the whole post >>
Madeline received a camera for her birthday. She’s been clicking away ever since. We recently downloaded her first batch of photos. I loved what I saw. I love what she sees: Herself, up close and personal Baby brother’s smiles
Dear Madeline, We made your birthday truffles together today. You request these rich globs of goodness every year, and usually I’m the one who makes them, or I have to be engaged in some serious damage control to make sure you don’t burn yourself on the hot melted chocolate or splatter our counter with theRead the whole post >>