it’s sort of an in-between sleep and awake swirled around place, that milky time between mama and babe, the sum of all those times as the babe is tiny medium bigger biggest oh so big i can’t let him lean over me to get “the other milk” anymore or my rib cage will implode… it’s . . . → Read More: mamamilklove
“once there were a lot of people that planted a lot of seeds in the buried heavier in the rocks of the jetty boulders and the trees grew up and grew branches and from the branches shot fireworks!” ~6-30-11 (somewhere in there, i think he means “heather”)
“the top of . . . → Read More: simple poems and stories
there is a so much right now… it’s overwhelmingly sweet and poignant and heart-wrenching and growth-promoting… i leave on a 10-day research cruise in less than two weeks, and finally was able to start that conversation with quinn, after much hemming and hawing and stalling on my part.
it was pushing 9:30 sunday night. . . . → Read More: gradual milestones
i’ve already gone on and on here about how my son will take a piece of rope and a beach-combed crab pot buoy and play “boat” for hours in a laundry basket… but it’s not just his imaginitive play world. his entire world centers around boats….
last night we finally “carved” our green pumpkin (heheheh. . . . → Read More: all the world’s a boat
i’m in seattle for work for a couple of days… my kiddo sounds like he’s doing great at home with dada. oh, hello my old breast pump friend, haven’t spent time with you in a long while… oh hello self, you haven’t spent this much time alone with me in a loooooong while! (got . . . → Read More: travel
A Friday ritual. A single photo capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.
other posts you may enjoy:~this moment~~this moment~kittyup
Quinn’s food repertoire continues to grow. He is still having one solid food meal a day, in the evening around our dinnertime. He has decided he likes apples after all. Also, he now eats pears, peaches and sweet potatoes.
I did not get much sleep this week; Quinn has had a very . . . → Read More: quinn’s seventh month
i finally got to talk to mary ellen this week and it was so much fun to hear about life with her twin baby girls- their similarities (catelyn has magic marker on her toenail because they are so identical) and differences (catelyn prefers bottles, ellie prefers breastfeeding.) i can’t wait to see photos . . . → Read More: quinn’s sixth month
quinn is such an amazing little person. he is so much fun to have conversations with. he is experimenting lately with his whole range of volume, testing out screeches and squeals on one end of the spectrum, and practicing whispering at the other end. at least i think he’s whispering- mostly it sounds . . . → Read More: quinn’s fifth month