It’s not like I remembered

  It’s not like I remembered. That’s what I kept thinking as I sat with my family going through old pictures. I’d seen the photographs a hundred times but this time I was seeing details that I’d never noticed before. Art on a wall, a book on a table, a tree in the background… I … Continue reading It’s not like I remembered

And It Begins

My son starts kindergarten today. I could probably just leave it at that and many of you would know exactly what I’m thinking and feeling. I didn’t cry on the first day of preschool. I was ready for the break. I didn’t even cry the following preschool year when his sister joined him. I rejoiced … Continue reading And It Begins

Grandparents

One of the things that surprised me the most about parenthood was how much closer it brought me to my mom, dad and stepmom. One reason is being able to relate to them on a different level (now I know what they had to deal with when I was a kid) but the biggest reason … Continue reading Grandparents