My little mermaid

Look at this trove, treasures untold, how many wonders can one cavern hold?

Marlo and Ella

A free built-in babysitter who is handling the most difficult among us with relative ease.

Busy hands

In the hectic hours leading up to a vacation away from home. Marlo is currently screaming about some injustice and I am currently ignoring.

Mandolin rain

“You don’t know what you’ve got till you lose it all again.”

In summer!

I really do hope that the title of this post gets that song stuck in your head.

A haircut in photos

One of the best things about having girls is getting to do things like this with them. I will pull up this post in the future when all of our periods sync up.

Watching her grow

Hugs smelling of sunscreen, tear-free shampoo, and strawberry-flavored fruit snacks.

A festival of gluten

There’s a similar picture of me at this exact age, at a park, blowing out candles, about to gobble down poison.

On Bracelynn, On Brogen

If only she had written this before Marlo was born. So many of these fit her personality. In particular: Bonk.

Goodbye to four forever

If only I had given birth to a kid who had more chutzpah.