All in the family
September 29, 2011
…the one who suddenly slept through the night when I desperately needed him to, back when he was little and I had a sinus infection and a total of 8 hours of sleep — for his entire babyhood. …the one who cried and asked for his Mommy when I dropped him off at preschool. …the one […]
September 20, 2011
When my kids were little, I used to get excited whenever I got sick on a Friday afternoon, because it meant that I might actually get to rest over the weekend while my husband was home. Which is amusing, because in college, I used get excited whenever I got sick on a Monday because at […]
September 19, 2011
We could hear people screaming down the block. In Manhattan, that can mean a variety of things, some good, some horrible. But these screams sounded more cheerful than anything, despite the rainy summer Sunday afternoon, so my mom and I decided to walk up to the corner to see what was going on. As we […]
August 2, 2011
They wrestled each other down the hill, of course. Ah, but it was worth it.
July 26, 2011
I thought about all the kids zoned out in front of TVs right then, at this, the dead center of our summer break, and I felt even more smug about my child’s creativity.
July 21, 2011
My cousin’s ankle was trapped under his bicycle, which was being weighed down by a bull named Boris.