The Calm Before The Storm

The nursery is currently under construction and not yet complete – almost but not entirely. Several months back my husband Bernard ripped up all the carpet in our house and replaced it with hardwood. Upon doing that, he discovered some...

Hello and Goodbye

Hello and goodbye, these words are like bookends to many human interactions that occur on a day-to-day basis. While reading the book, “Bringing up BéBé – One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting” by Pamela Druckerman, the author...

Seventeen-Year-Old Me

The other day marked eleven years since I met my husband, Bernard. I became pretty nostalgic about this anniversary date, not just regarding Bernard and me but life itself. I got to thinking about my seventeen-year-old self, and how different...

The Power of Disconnecting

My husband Bernard and I just returned from a fabulous babymoon in sunny California. It was a wonderful getaway, we saw and did a lot, laughed frequently and enjoyed some quality time together before our son arrives. I could connect...

Negative Nancies

Each time I write a piece I try to write about something I am experiencing. I find that the topic flows much more smoothly when I do, and it also gives me the opportunity to research and discover ways to...