One wo(man) suitcase band

One wo(man) suitcase band

This is me from our trip to California - a literal one (wo)man band of suitcases, car seats and babies walking through the Boston and Sacramento airports. What you don’t see is my husband, Chris, behind the camera, balancing another child and push cart of approximately 62 bags (#becausesnacks). Seeing us coming must have been [...]

Just keep swimming

Just keep swimming

I know now why fish tanks are in pediatric doctor’s offices and children’s hospitals. I used to think they were there for decoration or simply to fill up space with something large and colorful. I also made the incorrect assumption that they were there for the children. I’m here to tell you these colorful aquariums [...]

Elmo Made Me Ugly Cry

Elmo Made Me Ugly Cry

Elmo made me cry today. Like “ugly, mascara running down your face” cry.  Why is it that the most heart-wrenching moments of parenting happen when you least expect them?  This phenomenon should be included in all of those “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” books. Chapter 14: How Not to Ever Ever Let Your Emotional [...]