A Different Mother

Lately I have been thinking a lot about the fact that my first child and my twins have an exceptionally different mother. I mean, it’s still me – I am all three children’s mother, but many components of my parenting and personality are vastly different this second go-around as compared with the first.  When I… Continue reading A Different Mother


When The Bug Strikes

Having a sick child? Sucks. Having two sick children? Sucks x2. Having three sick children? Sucks x a million. Yes, gang, it's been a rough few weeks in our household.  When one goes down, they all go down. And in my family, they go dooooooooowwwwwwn. Like, a long way. All. The. Way. We don't just… Continue reading When The Bug Strikes

Dear First Born

Dear First Born, You amaze me. I meticulously tried to prepare you for the arrival of your twin sisters, now 11 months. I bought all the books. I brought you to ultrasound appointments so you could see the babies swimming around in Mommy’s belly. We took a Big Sibling class where you learned how to… Continue reading Dear First Born


Tribute to Papa Hank

Yesterday, December 22nd, marked the 8th anniversary of the passing of my dad, Henry. I still recall with grief the morning that I learned the news he passed away. It was so sudden and shocking, and truly, when I think about it too hard or for too long, his senseless death still shakes and angers… Continue reading Tribute to Papa Hank