Sharing Is Caring

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

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What Will The Next 20 Minutes Bring?

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?

Happy New Year, 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