Tiny Whispers

Out of the dark I feel a tiny hand reach across my neck. Jemma’s fingers curl into my skin and I hear a deep sigh. And then, these words, “I love you Mommy”. My heart swells as I whisper back, “I love you too.” She squeezes my neck in acknowledgement and shuffles her body closer […]

The Silver Lining

Uh. Postpartum weight loss. Not a fun topic, but one of those facts of life that is so utterly real it’s annoying. After Max was born I had this grandiose idea of documenting my journey back to … well, back to something “normal”. Whatever that is.  Pre-Jemma I had some of those happy marriage pounds […]

Early Mornings

Today is early. Just like yesterday. And the day before. You see, I’m a night owl and this is not my cup of tea. Rising before the sun, choosing to embrace the day, filling sippies, and changing diapers. Last night I was up until midnight. I could have kept going; I was on a role […]