A week at the beach 

Sandy salty babies.  Addie running in and out of the ocean. Teddy running, stumbling in the sand, getting back up…and running, hands up, towards the water. Addie hosing everyone off (with a mischevious look in her eyes) after a late afternoon at the beach. Teddy running around the beach house with a ball.  Addie running… Continue reading A week at the beach 

Ugly Crying On The Way Back From Target…

I ugly cried on the way back from Target yesterday. Not because of a meltdown or a tantrum in the middle of the store. In fact, quite the opposite. My trip to Target was calm, peaceful even. Teddy slept in his car seat the whole trip… snoozing peacefully as I attempted to avoid buying all… Continue reading Ugly Crying On The Way Back From Target…

This one time on the subway

Years ago, before kids, before the suburbs, before going to the grocery store alone became a luxury– Mike and I were riding the subway…. I think we had gone to Union Square to pick up groceries from Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods (or wherever) and were heading home–  but I’m not entirely sure. … What… Continue reading This one time on the subway

Hello from the other side… Or Mother of 2

I’m writing this bleary eyed and covered in spit up… With one hand around my 1-month-old and the other typing on my iPhone. Sweet Theodore (“Teddy”) is nursing. Sweet Addie is watching Curious George. It’s a rare moment of relative quiet-no tears, no demands… Both children are content (for the moment).  And me? I’m tired…so… Continue reading Hello from the other side… Or Mother of 2