Archive for August, 2011

To Eme, on Your Third Birthday

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

Dear Eme, Today you are three years old.  Just last night I carried a two-year-old to bed for the last time.  It's hard for mommies to see their babies get bigger, ... Read more..

The Etymology of Eme

Monday, August 29th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

How to pronounce the youngest Dylan's name:  EE-mee Why my daughter has a confusing, unpronounceable, and poorly spelled name: Well, it went like this.  Her real name is Eva-Marie.  Hyphenated.  That's her first ... Read more..

Yesterday and today.

Sunday, August 28th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

Yesterday went like this: It was Grandma Carol's birthday, so Ruby woke up, all "IT'S GRANDMA CAROL'S BIRTHDAY!  CAN WE CALL HER AND WISH HER A HAPPY BIRTHDAY???"  And I'm all ... Read more..

Seven Layers of Filth

Friday, August 26th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

I fully admit to being someone who used to judge the parents of filthy children.  The kind with kids walking around with scrambled egg stuck to their face all day, ... Read more..

Scrumbled Brains.

Monday, August 22nd, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

Ruby is in love with Will from our playgroup (he's 6), and today it was just the two of them in the basement and he touched her face very gently ... Read more..