Posted in May 2013

being a parent is hard work

I apologize for the silence on the blog. Things have been crazy and confusing and hard lately, and my little brain is moving at warp speed so much that there’s rarely enough energy left at the end of the day to compose a coherent blog post. I have a real original nugget of wisdom to … Continue reading

she’s here!!!

she’s here!!!

Silence on the blog can only mean one thing…BABY TIME!! Blogosphere, meet my darling Tater. She arrived Thursday night, and I held her when she was barely an hour old. She is exquisite. The only thing more amazing than this tiny bug is her sister’s exuberant love for her. Every other word out of her … Continue reading

genevieve’s stance on blogging

genevieve’s stance on blogging

We interrupt this blog post with an urgent message from Genevieve: Blogging means a computer on mama’s lap. And if there’s a computer on mama’s lap, there’s no room for me. Everyone knows lap time trumps blogging time. And I need my lap time. The end.

miraculous may

miraculous may

I woke up this morning with a huge grin on my face because this is what spring in Iowa looks like: Everyone I spoke with today lamented the weather. So cold, they said. Not very springlike, they complained. Why can’t it be warm? they whined. I ignored them. I called my dad to swap excited … Continue reading