A Garage Toy Story

Annabel is an extremely lucky little girl in a lot of ways. But, like a typical kid, the thing that is most important to her is her toy collection. She got all of Maddie’s old toys, and then was generously gifted many more when she was born. As she’s gotten older, her toy collection has…

< Read More >

Questions With No Answers

Annie brings up Madeline’s name several times a day. Sometimes she’ll come into the living room holding pictures she grabbed off my desk. “Mama, dis is me! I was a tiny baby. And dis is my baby sister Maddie! She’s so cute!” I always correct her and say that Maddie is actually her big sister,…

< Read More >

My Messy Little Eater

This post is sponsored by the makers of Clorox┬« Disinfecting Wipes, the quick and easy way to clean and disinfect your home! Heather and I have butted heads a lot over feeding Annie because we have a pretty profound philosophical difference over what constitutes a successful feeding. In my mind, if Annie eats a nutritious…

< Read More >

Halloween Party Machine

I love throwing parties, and I love Halloween. You put those two things together, and you have a very happy Heather. Mike, on the other hand, likes Halloween but tolerates parties. He knows how happy having a party makes me, but he also knows I can kind of go…overboard (exhibit a. exhibit b.). He jokingly…

< Read More >

World Champions!

Two years ago, when the Giants won their first World Series after 52 years in San Francisco, I wrote this post about what it felt like finally to see my team win the whole chicken enchilada after so many years. Amazingly, just two years later, they’ve done it again! As a baseball fan, this has…

< Read More >

Next PostsMore Posts