Tag: Family

Family

The “Itch”

A few years ago, right after I’d moved to the area, a friend of my aunt-in-law’s– who just so happened to be the editor of the local, small-town newspaper— asked if I’d be interested in writing a monthly column. She’d read my blog and thought I might be a good fit. Having just […]

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Gilbert House Children’s Museum

Last week, on their way home from their annual California adventure, my parents stopped by to hang with us for a few days. And by us, I mean Emmett. Because make no mistake, in Grammy and Pop’s book, that little guy has top billing. They brought him a few new toys (spoiled!) and […]

52 Project

9/52

Engrossed in his new favorite book, Animal Sounds, which I picked up at a thrift store this weekend. A blogger I’ve long followed and admired has taken part in a year-long photo challenge where she posts one photo of her kiddos per week. One portrait from her nice camera that she’s taken the […]

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An Inconvenient Life

I’ve been thinking a lot about convenience lately. About all the many things I do, buy and consume in it’s name. Being the parent of a young child, especially in the early years, you feel entitled to certain conveniences because your life is already a lot of work. But something about that outlook often feels wrong […]

52 Project

8/52

Thinking he’s pretty big stuff driving the forklift with Papa. A blogger I’ve long followed and admired has taken part in a year-long photo challenge where she posts one photo of her kiddos per week. One portrait from her nice camera that she’s taken the time to select, edit and caption, post […]