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 […]
It’s been a big week around here. Thanks to Pop Sugar and Huffington Post sharing a recent post of mine, there are over 100 new Using Our Words fans following my Facebook page. If you happen to be one of them, welcome! I’m thrilled to have you over there, and hopefully here too. Especially Lenny. […]
And, here we go again… Lesson #1: When your toddler decides to take the shirt of her Corolle doll with the teeny tiny neck and great big head, she gets an early preview of what childbirth is like.
Last night we arrived home from a week away to a beautifully clean house—made beds, cleared counters, and sparkling toilets. Not because we left it that way, mind you, but because I’m spoiled (yes, I know I’m spoiled) enough to have a cleaning service come a couple times a month, and they happened to come […]
The past week or two or three — who’s counting? — I’ve been on a wild ride (or twelve). Through all the ups and downs, I like to think I’ve made the transition from churros for breakfast to Cadbury minis for breakfast quite gracefully. Spring break really does rock! But alas, all good things must […]