March 2012

You, My Boy, Are More

March 28, 2012

This is how I see you, most of the time. Laughing, smiling, and a blur from wiggling and moving. Some days I know I focus too much on the hard parts. Especially here. This place is where I work through my own feelings of failing, of my own feelings that I’m not enough for you, […]

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Let’s Go Out to the Movies

March 26, 2012

This weekend, I had the pleasure of going to see The Hunger Games–on opening weekend no less. (No spoilers here, I promise. But I will say, I loved it, despite being able to nitpick at parts if I wanted to. Which I don’t. The book is still better, as usual, but the movie wasn’t a […]

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Reads From Around The Web

March 25, 2012

Um, WHEN did it get to be the end of March? I mean, really? I feel like this year is just speeding by, and I’m left wondering when the train even left the station, much less went so far. Anyway, enough of that. It’s time for another edition of Reads From Around the Web, where […]

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Worthy Work

March 23, 2012

I have this thing I want. It’s a bloggy thing. It’s a bloggy recognition thing. Gah, even putting that out there seems presumptuous. I try not to “want” too much from this whole blogging gig. I don’t hold out hopes for fame or fortune. For best of lists or millions of readers. For accolades beyond […]

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The Right Kid for the Right Parent

March 20, 2012

Parenting isn’t what I thought it would be. Maybe because I was blessed with a child I wasn’t expecting, or maybe through a failure of imagination, or maybe (probably) because there is no way to really grasp what parenting will be like before you’re in it, my parenting experience has been thrilling and terrifying and […]

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