Como . . .

Lu and Gem and P and I have been reading the same handful of books several times a day since the babe and I came home from the hospital. I’ve largely memorized Sandra Boynton’s ‘But Not the Hippotamus,’ and ‘The Goodnight Book,’ Mem...

Sweet Thing

Just when you think you know somebody . . . Jac and I were given a morning without the kids so we lived it up and went Easter shopping.  I know – we live on the edge.  P stayed asleep and we stayed chipper even though we were out over lunch.  Miracles DO happen!...

Sweet P

The two weeks that have passed since Penelope’s birth have been spent largely in hibernation and it has been so, so good. When we have ventured out, we’ve been asked over and over what we are calling her. Honestly? “The Baby” most often....

I’m having a hard time wrapping my mind around the fact that we’ve been home for over a week. It feels like ages and yet just hours all at once. I also haven’t worn shoes in a week so that no one will get any ideas about me going anywhere or doing...

Pressing

   I realized this afternoon that I was breathing. Honest-to-goodness quiet, steady breaths. It’s been awhile. The entirety of Penny’s pregnancy was filled up with things to-do, items that needed to be done, tasks to complete. It wasn’t even until we...