Dream a Little Dream

I’m going to be the next big thing.
That’s what we all tell ourselves, as we create our social media accounts, as we define our blogs, as we emulate what everyone else is doing, has done or will do.

New Year…Still You

Do you remember being asked: “What do you want to be when you grow up?”
I remember spouting off answers as a child: a veterinarian! An astronaut! A librarian! It never dawned on me to really think about this question

Toddler Hell

Happy Holidays, I’m in Toddler Hell

Today, I couldn’t do anything right.
Despite waking up to a toddler munching on my breasts, and my head in a fog, after yet another blissless night of fragmented sleep, I still decided to be positive.

Letters of Love

I love love letters. Whether handwritten, typed, or sent to an inbox, there’s something about that rush of emotions that makes my heartbeat quicken and my hands itch to write back.

Growing Pains

Today, Sophie ventured over to primary school. Up until now, she’s been with me and Alex or in her toddler Montessori class, where she’s made fourteen other friends.

Love What Matters

Today, you are two.
Today, you have low pigtails, hair in your eyes and a gap between your teeth.
Today, you can say almost any word, with your garbled, expanding vocabulary.

Sophie on her second birthday

Happy 15 Months!

Dear Sophie,
Today, you are 15 months old.
Today, you are 450 days, 10,800 hours, and 648,000 minutes.
Today, you wear a blue and white jumper and pink sparkly shoes.
Today, you have a vocabulary of 16 words.