Monthly Archives: January 2013

Wooden Toys

There is something calm and lovely about a baby playing with wooden toys. I feel as though Alzette is learning not just about shapes and colors, but nature as well when she experiences the smoothness of the wood, the vibrant … Continue reading

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13 Days and Counting

My friend, who is one of the kindest souls I know, told me something when I was at my absolute worst during my breastfeeding experience. She said, “I know it sounds simple, but sometimes I just count.” What? She said … Continue reading

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Bananas

Literally. (Ha Ha, sort of.)

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Saying Goodbye to Working and Hello to Living

This year I left my job at the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) to raise my daughter full-time. Here is a farewell letter I wrote at 4 in the morning (after nursing) to my colleagues (the version I … Continue reading

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7 Days In

I’ve completed my first week as a mother at home. The week began with a dull headache that lasted all day on Saturday. But slowly that knot of work stress has been unraveling and I feel more myself each day. … Continue reading

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