June 2010 Archives


handmade by on me

I was sitting in a coffee shop during my ‘time off’ last weekend just blogging and enjoying the fact that no one was pulling on my pants leg and signing “up”, when a young woman practically hollered at me from across the cafe: “I love your hair pin!” she shouted. “O! Thanks!” “Where’d you get… by on me”>Read more »


and now for something happy

DanO snapped this picture this weekend when the two of them were ‘patting’ the couch (a favorite activity around here – you know, that phenomenon of toddlerhood when everything becomes a drum (even my face)). (Also happy? A {GUSSY} giveaway on Mama Manifesto today.)


grieving motherhood as I thought it would be

“The world is full of women blindsided by the unceasing demands of motherhood, still flabbergasted by how a job can be terrific and torturous.” – Anna Quindlen Blindsided is right. This was not what I had signed up for. The anger. The fear. The desperate exhaustion. The feeling of being swallowed up by my own… Read more »