Tag: boy mom
The bunk beds arrive this week. I whisper this in the darkness as I haul myself out of bed, once again, at the sound of my three-year-old’s cry. We’re past the days of Mama, hold you! but we are still in the realm of Please change my diaper and sing me a song. The light…
On Ice and Fire and Goose Poop
We are chasing wild geese in the early morning light. The sun slants through the trees and it is so bright I must squint to see. My feet, bare and cold, are also covered in goose poop. These are the sacrifices one makes as the mother to a boy who is almost three. Jacob runs…
Exciting News – The Unofficial Guide to Surviving Life with Boys
One night last spring, I received a Facebook message from Tiffany, a writer and editor (#lifewithboys) I had occasionally bumped into in several blogger Facebook groups. Thanks to my brief stint as editor of the Good Mother Project, I’ve been fortunate enough to lurk perpetually in many writers’ circles, dreaming of one day adding my…
Feeling the cold squish of paint through your fingers; the tight caking on your rainbow-splattered arms; the laugh bursting from your belly. Finger painting is freedom, is joy, is pleasure. Grateful you could remind me.