New Beginnings

When I began my journey here, Owen was still only months old — this was all still so very new. He was still so very new. I began writing to keep close friends and family in the so-called loop, until I eventually realized that writing here was the only thing keeping me from thinking in the [ Read More ]

Help Other People” (or hLP UDR PUDPAL)

While wading through the ocean of paperwork, pictures, photos, artwork ad worksheets sent home in the stuffed Trader Joe’s brown paper bag by my daughter’s teacher on the last day of school, I was trying to figure out the eternal parenting quandary – how much of this stuff do I keep, and how much can [ Read More ]