Legalese

All dressed up with an actual place to go.

And yet again, we win

The verdict is in, and the photographer who took these can feel confident in his skill.

In celebration of embracing change

We threw a party involving both Marlo AND a piñata and somehow no one got hurt.

A literal and metaphorical breakthrough

With help from the village of mothers around her, the sparkle has returned to my baby girl’s eyes.

Investing in her future

When there is money involved my firstborn asks, “How high would you like me to jump?”

The long road ahead

Really? Does she really have to do this? Letters and numbers are so overrated.

The beginning of big kid school

A bittersweet milestone, one that is tearing me up as much as it is confusing for her.

A somewhat theatrical start to the next ten months

There’s a way to start off a school year, and then there is the Heather B. Armstrong way.

Grade K

She wasn’t so sure about this milestone today, and the glasses kind of hit that message home.

Fifth grade

The grind begins again. Where in the hell did the summer go? And when did my baby get so big?