A Tale of Two Girls

Once upon a time there was a little girl who lived in a beautiful, four-storey home with her mother, her grandmother, her grandfather and her dog, Skipper. The little girl grew up surrounded by love and attention. Her home was the safest place she could think of, and though loved reading and learning at school, … Continue reading A Tale of Two Girls

On Books and Babies

This month, thirteen years ago, was a season of terror. No, not Halloween. Pregnancy. I was in the final month of my first full-term pregnancy and I was waiting for disaster. There was no way, I thought, this was going to be okay. A long string of English literature classes in college and graduate school … Continue reading On Books and Babies

I’m not sorry?

It's been a long time since I posted, and since I have more followers than I ever thought I'd have I felt that I should start this newest blog entry with an apology. The problem is that I'm not supposed to do that anymore. Or something. According to a new Pantene ShineStrong video which can … Continue reading I’m not sorry?

The Purple Notebook

Earlier this week, I believed I'd lost three major things this year: the earrings my husband gave me when Boo was born nine years ago; my camera which contained photos from our latest Disney trip and Boo and Critter's Christmas Program at school; and my purple notebook. I was sad about all three losses, and … Continue reading The Purple Notebook