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Five Years

Five Years

Somehow, this little baby is turning five today. I am not sure how that happened since it feels like he was just born– although at the same time, it feels like he has always been my baby and my life has always been being his mom. Strange, I know. He is such a joy and … Continue reading

Artist-Mom/Mom-Artist

Artist-Mom/Mom-Artist

Mom-Artist, Artist-Mom. The order doesn’t really matter as both are about creation and both are integral to my identity. And each enhances the other. I feel like I didn’t come into my own as an artist until I had my son. The act of growing another human being inside of me and then pushing him … Continue reading

The Act of Making

The Act of Making

Last night when I should have been falling asleep, my brain was racing. It was a combination of things– projects I am working on, issues with the Wee One (the subject of its own blog post), design projects for clients, not enough time to meaningfully connect with the Wee One and family in general, recipes … Continue reading

4 Years

4 Years

Our baby turns four today! At 6:17pm (EST) today, four years ago, this little gift came into my life. Every day since then has been so much better, filled with more joy and love than I ever imagined. Happy birthday, my wee one.

End of Summer Motherhood Melancholy

End of Summer Motherhood Melancholy

It’s Labor Day weekend, which means school starts back up on Tuesday and the summer will have ended. Even if we still have warm weather, once that school schedule kicks back in, Fall is here. Time to put the shoes back on and get back to a routine. The Middl’n starts eighth grade– eighth grade! … Continue reading

Two Reasons I Love My Kid

Two Reasons I Love My Kid

1) When he asks someone to do something with him or go in a different room he says, “Will you join me?” 2) When we go to leave the house, I say “After you, baby.” To which he replies every time, “No, after you, Mommy.” Makes me smile every single time.  

Motherhood thoughts

Motherhood thoughts

This Mother’s Day my head is filled with remembering being pregnant. I made the “waiting for you” piece when I was waiting to find out if I was pregnant when we were trying to have our son. The words are hand stitched on paper which I then sewed to silk , then the larger fabric … Continue reading