Dear Little, While I like to think of myself as someone who has words for every occasion, when it comes to describing you — and all that I adore about you — I’m not sure where to begin. (Though I do know it’s with a giggle. Or, at the very least, a fake laugh with […]
Dear Big, The truth is, I didn’t need the calendar to remind me that you’ve grown another whole year. I see it each day in your broadening shoulders, hear it a bit too often in the tweenish edge of your words, and feel it whenever I look down to talk to you and realize that, […]
Last September, my friend, Kelly, wrote a letter to her son in anticipation of her second child’s birth that she shared on Facebook. Right then and there, my Reader Feature series was born. I knew moms everywhere could relate to her beautiful words and I had to share them. Recently, just a little over a […]
Dear Big, I’m guessing you don’t even realize it, but as we drove to your birthday dinner on Saturday night, you gave me an enormous gift.
Oh, sure, there’s a lot I could write about my birthday boy. That’s right, Big turned 7 — yes, 7! — on Saturday. That boy with his tender heart, boundless spirit, insightful observations, as well as strength of character and body is constantly inspiring (and challenging) me as a mom. But for some reason this […]