Fall Style Game Plan for Newish Moms

It’s the most wonderful time…of the yeaaar…Fall! As many of you may know today is the first day of Fall. Or is it Autumn you prefer? More importantly it’s also the first day of my favorite season EVER! Note: This post contains affiliate/referral links.  Seriously, I love it. It means the crazy heat of summer is slowly… Continue reading Fall Style Game Plan for Newish Moms

Distance by Bless Monet (Cover)

Bless at the beach Photo Credit: Nicole K Photography @nicole.k.photography

Picture this – me, in a park, listening to a colleague, one Miss Bless Monet sing at a benefit. I turn to my friend P and say, “Why isn’t she doing this for a living? She should be doing this on the regular. I mean, I’d miss her, but SHE SHOULD BE DOING THIS FOR… Continue reading Distance by Bless Monet (Cover)

Review: One Potato

I could have eaten this all day long and twice on Sunday

No, I’m not reviewing how a single potato tastes, and it is only coincidental that I’m writing about potatoes on St. Patrick’s Day, a holiday about a little green dude who likes gold that originated in a country that had a potato famine.  Wait, that’s not what the holiday is about? Phew, good thing I’m… Continue reading Review: One Potato

Voices Carry

Sometimes the Man and I will have a conversation about something, and one of us will make a reference to something that happened 10+ years ago in the history of our cultural lives …and the one who is telling the story suddenly gets a blank stare from the other one. Huh? When you live with… Continue reading Voices Carry

A sleeping baby…

Strait Jacket - or lifesaver?

It’s been 9 weeks and this little man had not been the “good” sleeper his sister or brother was.  From the beginning he’d only sleep on a human or near a human or mo’ bettah, a human with a soft boob (hey, I have 2!)… I thought once he came out I’d have freedom of… Continue reading A sleeping baby…

Surrender – For Charlie

  Quiet after stormy cries Resting tiny limbs on mine Relief for me, I can quell distress Relief for him, feeling tenderness   I take a quick peek Eyelids closing slow Just one minute more… But mama, she knows   It’s time for baby boy to sleep Delay too long Sweet boy will weep  … Continue reading Surrender – For Charlie