babies

Here’s a little public service announcement: if you are a mom with a new baby, and you see me in public, you should steer clear of me, because I will terrorize you. Keep reading…

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Hope, Which Has No Opposite In Fear

December 2, 2010

In September, while I was in Lesotho, I received this email: Catherine, I’m a frequent peruser of your blog but haven’t had much time for blog reading lately. My husband and I have been working our asses off to get the paperwork together to adopt two little boys from Lesotho. I was amazed when I [...]

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When Mama’s Away…

July 19, 2010

… the kids will just end up in the backyard in diapers and bathing suits, faces unwashed, playing with sundry bits of Goodwill-bound baby equipment and also a skateboard.

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Last Time I Checked, Babies Were People Too

April 9, 2010

From a recent post by a fellow blogger: “There’s another something I want to throw out there. A tough lesson for us moms to learn. Not everyone likes kids. Not every store wants your baby in it. I’m telling you, the more they move, the less appropriate it can be to bring them along. The [...]

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Hello, Goodbye

June 24, 2009

I am overwhelmed, today – and was overwhelmed yesterday, and the day before that, and am certain that I will be similarly overwhelmed tomorrow – with this singular thought: I do not want my boy to grow up. I don’t. I just don’t. I know that his future is bright and amazing and that the [...]

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