Monthly Archives: April 2008

Dori and Me

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20 Months

20 Things at 20 Months 1. I love the way you say octopus 2. You lift up your shirt and show ‘mimi mouse” on your diaper 3. You prayed for Gymbo from Gymboree today 4. You snore 5. You still … Continue reading

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3 A.M.

I am awake at 3 a.m. Mostly because I went to¬†sleepat eight thirty with Dori. I am having trouble getting her to sleep about half of the time. Last night it was an hour and a half that I laid … Continue reading

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Guess Where We Went Last Weekend

¬† The happiest place on earth, Disneyland. Miss Dori loved Mickey Mouse (she will point him out on her diapers these days). She fell asleep in Pirates of the Caribbean, and will tell you all about the elephant for the … Continue reading

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Got Milk

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Rocking the Night Away

Midnight stillness, Shuttering sigh. Weeping almond eyes search mine, Seeking shelter from monster dreams. Pink jammies, hide curling toes, Warm body heavy with fatigue Cocooned in the love Of a handmade quilt. Rock, rock, pat Rock, rock, pat Is our … Continue reading

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This is Harder Than I Thought

Parenting alone is harder than I thought it would be. Not the work. That is hard, but I expected that. The real challenge is in the parenting itself. Before I had kids it was obvious what mistakes parents were making … Continue reading

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