A weekly wrap up of posts that you did not get to see on Facebook; stuff that I found interesting and I think you will too. Food I think it is safe to skip this one this week! Knowledge Children Need Touching and Attention Harvard Researchers Say What’s the Difference Between these Two Brains? One [...]
Bringing my new daughter home on Thanksgiving Day was special. We came home to a fire in the fireplace, Thanksgiving meal delivered by mom, and aunt and big brother waiting for the new arrival. Owen’s first words to Sydney were “Sydney, you’re my very best friend in the whole wide world.” The air was cold, [...]
For My Daughter on Her Third Birthday by Jennifer Andersen Dear Sydney, Sometimes, when you are upset, all you have to do is put your cheek to mine as as we snuggle and you quickly calm down. Your body melts into mine and your breath becomes even. So does mine. Your arms wrap around my [...]
My Kids Live in a Bubble by: Jennifer Andersen When this photo was taken, we were at one of our closest friends houses celebrating a special birthday and Halloween. In the rooms behind me, more than 15 children were playing instruments. Six moms were laughing and talking loud enough to be heard. Outside of the [...]
Don’t Give Up By Katrina Quitugua My daughter is teething. She is getting her first molars, so it has been a rough couple of days. Last night she tossed and she turned, and she turned and she tossed, rarely finding a comfortable position. Around 4am she sat straight up crying. I was tired. At first [...]
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