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Gold Star

The kids got their report cards last week and I nonchalantly asked, "What if they gave report cards to moms? What kind of grades do you think I'd get?" Noah answered dryly, "Probably A's and B's."Probably? And did you say B's?Of course I know I'...
by Adventures In Babywearing on May 7, 2014

His hair smelled like the back yard.

His hair smelled like the back yard. And he curled up so still in my arms, the recliner squeaking with every rock but I kept on, thinking any moment he'd jump up and be off. Legs hanging over the sides but he stayed. Flashess of feelings of when he w...
by Adventures In Babywearing on Feb 21, 2014

What It's Like To Be The Mom of a Teenager

The first thing Noah did as a thirteen year old was get his little brother a glass of water in the wee hours of the morning and help him through a coughing fit. I awoke and whispered to him a sleepy thank you and Happy Birthday as I shuffled Gray int...
by Adventures In Babywearing on Feb 17, 2014

Turning 37

First of all, it was just last week or so that I realized I would be turning 37 and not 38. For some reason I felt like I already was 37 all last year. So, in my head, I get a bonus year!Because we celebrated my birthday early in Seattle, the only ev...
by Adventures In Babywearing on Jan 10, 2014

I'm Home for Christmas

It doesn't look like Christmas here. Oh, there are colorful lights and a zillion presents under the tree, but it feels like fall, and really kind of like we are floating in time.Things are good, though. So good! Here we wear sweaters instea...
by Adventures In Babywearing on Dec 23, 2013

A Time To Give Thanks

It was one year ago that we learned about the opportunity to move to the other side of the earth out here. I thought it was the stupidest thing I'd ever heard. We had just moved a state over like five seconds ago and I thought things were g...
by Adventures In Babywearing on Nov 28, 2013

Sharing Time

Today I had an out of body experience. I was looking at myself driving down the 101, crazy cartoon lady hair, watching the clock as I hurried two gerbils to Sharing Time in Gray's classroom.So many things. Aside from the crazy and the gerbils, we liv...
by Adventures In Babywearing on Nov 2, 2013

Contents May Shift In Transit

Our house was on a tilt- Noah was at a friend's birthday party for the evening and we were unbalanced in his absence. I could feel the furniture ready to slide to the other side of the room, and the kids would run in and say they thought they heard h...
by Adventures In Babywearing on Oct 27, 2013

Spot of Time

We have a table and chairs. We sit around it and the six of us have plenty of room and our hands meet together at the perfect distance when we pray. I finally found all my fall stuff in a box marked Christmas and I filled a grocery cart full of pumpk...
by Adventures In Babywearing on Oct 8, 2013

Histoire

I was thinking about all the times I've burned the butter, or some other fail, and how writing it out always made me feel better. It quieted the hum, gave it closure. Move on.I was thinking about it last night because, in fact, I did not burn th...
by Adventures In Babywearing on Aug 23, 2013

Sand In My Lint Trap

We brought more beach home with us this week than all the months we've lived here combined. I've already given up on my poor car - it's in a constant state of sand.With each turn of laundry I shake the lint trap over a wastebasket. More beach. But ho...
by Adventures In Babywearing on Aug 15, 2013


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