LaynieCakes and Crosbie, I’m convinced the week after Christmas is collectively considered the most depressing week of the year. The gifts for which we’ve spent months saving and planning have all been opened, the wrappings we so carefully coordinated are now carelessly stuffed into trash bags and tossed away, and the pictures of Christmas morning glee have been uploaded and shared and “liked” and forgotten until a future surge of nostalgia strikes. Stockings hang limp, the tree seems strangely… Read more »

  My little ladies, It’s been one of those weeks.  Crosbie, you’re already working on your first tooth, and Laynie, you’ve been hit with a lingering tummy bug plus Fifth Disease all within a few days. We’ve had a little rough patch around here, and I had a letter about the surprise challenges/gifts of motherhood pretty much written in my head and ready to share with you. But when I sat down to type it out, I found this instead:… Read more »