DIY Five Minute Cord Keeper

When James arrived, I went back to carrying a diaper bag whenever I left the house. I swore it wasn’t going to become a black hole of stuff, but of course it has. It’s jammed with wipes, diapers, toys, blankets, my computer, my cords, snacks, receipts…it’s almost impossible to find anything I need in the…

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Unicorns And Other Wishes

Now that my parents are mostly settled into their new place, we’ve all been spending more time there. Annie loves hanging out with my dad in his office. He lets her watch cartoons on his computer, and since my parents are active eBay sellers there are always cool new things passing through. On a recent visit,…

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While You Were At Preschool…

I hung with my peeps. Annie says, “WHAT? James is dressed like food?!”

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Just Another Day

One of the things I’ve learned in the last five years is that life goes on, whether you want it to or not. You can hide from the world and grieve forever, but the sun will still rise and set. We’ve done different things every year to mark April 7th.  I’ve made mistakes…thought leaving town…

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Five Years Gone

Five years ago today Madeline died. I remember driving Mike and me home from the hospital. I remember his boss calling him on his cell phone. I could hear her sobbing over the noise of the cars around us. The worst things are seared into my memory. The IVs, the sounds, her unnatural weight. The…

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