Monthly Archives: September 2014

I Saw Myself on Video

I need to use our video camera for a project at work. Finding the video camera was no problem. I knew I had hidden it from Brady under a pile of clothes on Mark’s dresser. It had sat there for … Continue reading

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Dear Colin (2014)

Dear Colin, You are (almost) two and sometimes you are terrible. And sometimes you are delightful. It is like you are Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, just shorter, fatter, and cuter. Your favorite word is no. A few weeks ago, … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Benefit

We now have Nanny S coming Monday through Thursday to take care of the big boys and get them off to school once I have left for work. This simplifies my life in many ways: I only have to drag … Continue reading

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Dear Sullivan (2014)

Dear Sullivan, You talk incessantly. That is no exaggeration. You never actually stop talking. “Mom, why is tomorrow my first day of preschool? Mom, why is Brady older than me? Mom, why did you marry a bald guy?” Just listening … Continue reading

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Dear Brady (2014)

Dear Brady, You exhaust me. You amaze me. You take me to a place of frustration that no one else can. You are determined (that is the nicest way to put it.) I think that will serve you well in … Continue reading

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