Dear Charlotte

My dear one, Today you are three years old. Happy anniversary of your life, of your trips around the sun, of our adventures in the great cosmic experience that is mothering and daughter-ing. You are sweet and gentle yet also inspiringly stubborn. You live your moments as they come without concern, and I think that…

Why gossip is bullshit.

When things happen to me I talk. I talk and talk and talk and talk. To anyone that will listen. Not because I want to spread rumors or put other people down, but because talking about stuff is the way my brain processes why things happen. I like talking to all kinds of people from…

Wooden Spoons

I read an article recently that outlined which things should be regularly tossed and replaced in your kitchen. Among the list unsurprisingly were; sponges, dish rags, plastic tupperware. The one that I found astonishingly on the list was wooden spoons. Maybe it’s just me, maybe the rest of you have been tossing and replacing your…

How to live unapologetically?

I have a bad habit of apologizing. Most of the time being able to apologize is a good thing, but in my case I spend 75% of my time just being sorry that I might’ve offended someone. I hoped that by this point in my life I’d have figured out how to live unapologetically, but…

Dear Charlotte

Dear Charlotte, It’s your birthday. At this exact time last year I was nearing my 30th hour of hard labor anxiously hoping you and I both would make it through alive. (Spoiler alert: we do) Frankly, I know you couldn’t care less. Your first birthday is a big deal, not just because you are one…