What I learned from a very hungry caterpillar.

When I was a little kid, probably like many of you who read this blog, A Very Hungry Caterpillar was my very favorite book, so when I was pregnant and preparing for my daughter’s life outside of my belly, this book was of course one of the first things I bought.  Nearly every night since my daughter was born I have read this story, and I … Continue reading What I learned from a very hungry caterpillar.

Oatmeal at Dawn

This week I became a bad mother. That indestructible golden thread that holds everything together, woven from the strength of motherhood, finally began to fray, finally has proven itself not so indestructible after all. It started a few weeks ago when the stomach flu and a day care cold turned into a touch of pneumonia (a scary word for all parents, but especially for us), … Continue reading Oatmeal at Dawn