Baby #8

I have had some interest from Kveller to possibly blog there. Which is a big honor. Since I currently don’t have time to blog here, I assume taking that on just now would be a supremely bad idea.  It’s nice to be asked… maybe one day.  Kveller asked me to submit a sample piece, perhaps on…

The hard part.

Ask most moms, and my guess is that they will agree that labor is not the hard part of having a baby. Okay, labor is really hard. It isn’t the hardest part. That is day 3, or 4, or 5. When you have a baby you have all sorts of drugs (natural as well as…

Abba, Are We There Yet?

When my children were younger I felt like I was always playing catch-up, scrambling up the learning curve to meet their needs. Somewhere past toddlerhood I guess I started to feel competent. Surprise, surprise, each of the children followed a similar developmental pattern. Lots of things were predictable. The “terrible twos” weren’t really so terrible….