To my vivacious, enchanting little Vivienne on her third birthday: I love you more than you can ever possibly comprehend, sweet girl.  

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state of motherhood.

Don’t Make Waves.

Posted on: February 8th, 2015 by Molly 1 Comment

 

    Every day when I pick up Vivienne from school, we take the shortcut home. Five days a week, we go the same route, the same time of day. We stop at this one corner by an Urgent Care clinic, and nearly always catch this one cursed red stoplight. It’s one of those painful,…

Mamadhi 2.0

Posted on: January 20th, 2015 by admin 2 Comments

 

Returning from a long blogging silence presents its challenges. I’m ready to go live again, but here I am at the keyboard, poised to type, and feeling a bit of paralysis. website uptime . So, I guess I’ll begin by writing about the paralysis. All that matters is that I write. When I …

And This Guy.

Posted on: May 1st, 2014 by Molly 1 Comment

 

Austin: aka Baby “A”. Born first, he weighed in at 4.1 lbs. Austin had an easier time of it in the NICU, but strangely, his heart monitor alarms sounded (screamed is a better word) more often than Harrison’s once we brought him home. He oozes sweetness and charm and is so chill and well-behaved, you sometimes…

This Guy.

Posted on: April 23rd, 2014 by Molly 1 Comment

 

Harrison. My little man. He had me sleepless with worry when he was in the NICU with a PDA/heart issue, lungs that couldn’t function without something called a CPAP, and jaundice. He was born a whopping 3.7 lbs. It wasn’t until I retrieved photos for this post that I realized just how far he’s come….

 

  Somehow Jeff and I just blew right past an enormous milestone, gracing it with nothing more than a brief conversation. I’m sorry, babe— I need to give it more than that. Jeff’s heart surgery was just over a year ago, when I was pregnant with the twins. Back then, quite understandably, Jeff didn’t want…

Can We Talk About Frozen?

Posted on: March 15th, 2014 by Molly 6 Comments

 

  Let me set the scene for you: Vivienne is acting up—she’s overtired and throwing all kinds of toddler attitude my way. When she hurls one of the babies’ toys across the room, I promptly deposit her in the time-out corner. After a minute or two of hysterical sobbing, she calms down. My protocol with…

Vivienne Is Three

Posted on: February 20th, 2014 by Molly 3 Comments

 

To my vivacious, enchanting little Vivienne on her third birthday: I love you more than you can ever possibly comprehend, sweet girl.