If there's one thing I seem to write about more than anything lately, it's motherhood. It's hard not to write about what consumes your life 24/7/366 (Leap Year, holla!) I wrote about my mom in 2014 and about my first Mother's Day last year. This year I wrote about celebrating Mother's Day in the hospital for Preemie … Continue reading Mother’s Day Musings
All of my son’s firsts so far have happened in the hospital: his first bath, his first diaper blowout, his first smile. All of my firsts as a mom have happened here too: The first time I held him. The first time I heard him cry after six weeks on a ventilator. The first time he tried a bottle.
This blast from the past was from Mother's Day 1990. I was in third grade. It marked the first time I was published and in turn was also the best Mother's Day gift I've ever given my mom. While my storytelling has improved in the last 24 years, I can't say the same about my … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!