Posts for Motherhood

The Cartwheel Dance

Taking Flight June 29, 2020

I had no idea if four-year-olds could do cartwheels, but my daughter, Nina, had been working on it all morning…

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Who Took My Joy? A Review/Reflection on Why We Can’t Sleep by Ada Calhoun

Taking Flight June 29, 2020

Today is a snow day. This means two things: Our farm is blanketed in a beautiful and serene layer of…

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My Little Patch of Wild

Toddlers to Teens June 19, 2020

Penelope is two, and our postage-stamp backyard is her favorite place. A turtle-shaped sandbox sits atop the patio, a patch…

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The Beast

In Mother Words Blog June 12, 2020

In the morning, when the light glows blue, the Beast behind my breastbone is quiet. She is tired, I suppose,…

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