Category Archives: Baby

Motherhood

Motherhood

With Mother’s Day coming up this weekend, I’ve been spending some time contemplating this day that is heavy with significance. For many of us it is a joyful day, providing us with a chance to honor moms, grandmothers, and all the other mother figures we value and love. For those of us who are moms… Continue Reading

What I Learned in 2016

What I Learned in 2016

‘Twas the day after Christmas, and without skipping a jinglin’ beat, we’ve all moved on from our candy canes and mistletoe and holly and turned our focus to the coming new year. I love New Year’s goals and a fresh start as much as the next blogger, but before I dive into a new year,… Continue Reading

Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

It was a dark and stormy night. It’s a cliché to introduce a story that way, but the night of November 18, 2013, was truly one of the darkest and stormiest nights of my life. I sat in the emergency room bed, clutching Luke’s hand in a viselike grip and staring up at the ticking… Continue Reading

Surviving a Road Trip with a Toddler

Surviving a Road Trip with a Toddler

If there’s one way to strike fear in the heart of any toddler-parent, it’s to bring up the idea of a cross-country road trip. Extended car rides can be challenging for anyone, and they are especially rough for the under-three set (and their parents). But sometimes the benefits of a road trip outweigh the madness.… Continue Reading