Tag Archives: parenting

Letters to Charlie: On Losing Papa

My dear child, It’s easy to say that all grandparents love their grandchildren, but there was something truly special about your relationship with Papa. Perhaps it was because you have his name, or because he cared for you so much when you … Continue reading

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Transcendental Moments in Parenting

Parenting is incredibly difficult. But the payoff is moments like these, when the joy you feel in your heart can’t be put into words.

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Taking a Parenting Break

The clock read 5:03 a.m. when I heard Charlie wake up this morning. I felt a flash of rage when I remembered it was Monday. Are you kidding me, universe? The mental and physical exhaustion from the weekend re-settled. I felt … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to the Childless Life

I’m not going to lie; there are some days when this parent thing is difficult. And this is with a very even-keeled child, a husband who mostly works from home, an amazing family support structure, and me on maternity leave. … Continue reading

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