And so. Happy 18 months to my sweet, funny, already-geeky girl, Isla Madelyn. This afternoon, I found myself sitting with a bag of ice on my foot. The kid throws a mean sippy-cup. And then she came up and stole a piece of ice for her teeth. Sharing is caring. Here she is inspecting some … Continue reading Sharing Is Caring
In an attempt to revamp/reramp this blog, I'll be participating in Writing 101. Hello! This is my 20 minute free-write. Honest. Isla is down for her afternoon power-nap. So I thought I'd write. 9 months ago, I thought I'd use her naps to write more often. In truth, she naps and I wait for her … Continue reading What Will The Next 20 Minutes Bring?
Because this is happening...
Imagine, if you will, a time when you wore something other than sweatpants. You went to meetings, you had a 'phone voice', you had 'Things To Do' on a list. On your desk. A desk that wasn't in your house. You may have even had a boss. A boss who had more than one tooth. … Continue reading Is It Just Me?
Isla clearly doesn't like it when we interrupt her reading for a photo op... And her reading tastes have changed since we returned home... What's your kid reading? Share a photo!
One of the things I've appreciated most in the last 6 months is Facebook. It really has helped me feel connected to the world. That's what happens when most of the people who care about you and the human you've made live 40 to 4,000 miles away. Here's a run-down on what's been happening around … Continue reading Facebook Baby
Dear Isla, You are six months and a bit. You are my Monkey, my Strumpet, My Favourite Baby. The first time I held you, I told you you'd been here before. And there's an old soul shining out of your bright blue-grey-silver eyes. On a somewhat related note, I'm sorry for thinking that milk-blister made … Continue reading Happy New Year, Baby