Waking up

I’m just waking up this morning.  I heard River get up out of bed and walk through the house.  Then he climbed back into bed, ate a little dry cereal from the bowl he requested last night and he’s been quiet for a while now.  I have been mulling over this question of how to…

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F*ck it. Write the book.

Last July I was out for one of my nightly walks with R in the stroller and the stars and jets and helicopters twinkling overhead.  I imagine I was probably listening to a Dear Sugars podcast and soaking in the thick, night air.  I was texting with a friend and I commented on how I…

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Day 6: Can you tell I feel lighter? 

I got through my last day of tests today! First thing, I had a third IV placed, this time in my right antecubital space (inside of the elbow).  This is radiology’s favorite place to put IVs and my least favorite because every time you bend your elbow it hurts, which is really annoying!  I had…

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21 completely subjective rules for raising a toddler boy through divorce

I was so inspired by Cup of Jo’s post about rules for raising teenage girls that I thought I might consider my own personal lessons in parenting.  So here goes!  I have a sweet, smart, sassy, sometimes terrible almost-three-year-old boy, hereafter referred to as “R.” And please let me know about your experience—God knows I…

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