“What do you do with children, all the time? In Washington, she’d had charge of the kids on weekends; preschools and the nanny had borne the brunt of the day-to-day child-care responsibilities. She’d wanted more time with the kids, then. But now? Now it was every day after school, every evening, every night, every morning, […]
You know how I refer to Little as fearless? Well, it’s not entirely true. Witches. He has a bizarre fascination with witches. It started around his 2nd birthday. He’d see shadows in his room, point, and whisper ominously, “Witch on a moonlight ride!” — a line from a Halloween book we have. Lately the fear […]
I went to BlogHer again this year thinking maybe I’d learn how to get a piece published in a magazine. Or how to find a way to make money (rather than lose it) doing what I love. Or just see some of my favorite people who sustain me in my writing efforts. But I didn’t […]
So, as you might have heard, I’ve been in New York at BlogHer ’12 for the past four days. (More to come on that, of course.) I had big plans to write on the plane, but a lousy internet connection one way and a crazy sleepy mama the other way left me blogless. Don’t get […]
Pedal, pedal, pedal. Down, down, down. Faster, faster, faster. The pedaling, the down, that’s Little. The faster, well, that’s my heart rate. I can’t help it. His speedy, confident little body has been through the ringer lately.