Dear Corbin, Last night, we had a family birthday party for you. I love getting our family together to celebrate someone’s birth, particularly when it’s one of my boys. It was so much fun talking with everyone, watching you smile and laugh, and seeing you light up with your gifts. So much fun until your […]
My boy will be 10 in just three short weeks. And there is no hesitation to climb up into my lap and twirl my hair. No hesitation to run up and give me a big kiss no matter where we are. No hesitation to climb on top of me when he’s feeling tired, not well, or just needing a cuddle. It’s the silver lining.
We were standing at the bathroom sinks brushing our teeth when Brian started stomping his feet in a rhythmic manner. I watched him and when he stopped he smiled at me. It was a smile of invitation to play. So I stomped my feet back in the same pattern. The reciprocal stomping went on for […]
When my boy comes home after being gone for an extended period of time there is no doubting his excitement. It had been five days. When he spotted me in the parking lot he started giggling and emitting those happy squeals. He started to skip/jump/race to me with his hands and fingers flapping so fast […]
The boys had been asleep for about three hours. Usually, I’d be asleep immediately after them. However, being vacation I was being a party animal and having a Fringe marathon with Colin. Everything was going great in the world of alternate universes when I thought I heard a small “Mom” come from the bedroom next […]