You Made Me A Mama

I can’t listen to Christmas music without remembering that Christmas nine years ago when my snow-globe belly was bursting at the seams. I couldn’t get comfortable while I slept. My pregnancy migraines were coming on strong: the shimmering lights that framed our window stung my […]

And Now You Are Three

Dear Peter, It was a beautiful September morning just like this one when you were born in our bedroom in the tiny one-bedroom apartment. I knew I would love you as soon as I saw you, but my pregnancy was full of worry. Unemployment, food stamps, […]

End of Summer Sorrow

Tomorrow marks the beginning of the last week of summer vacation. Sigh. It’s been a good summer in many ways. In July, my husband (who is a full-time teacher during the school year) worked part-time and the big kid had some day camp. We went to the […]

Q & A With Christine Organ, Author of OPEN BOXES

I am so pleased to introduce Christine Organ, a fabulous writer and friend! What I love about Christine is how honest and genuine she is, both as a writer and as a person. As I read her beautiful book, Open Boxes: the gifts of living […]