I will teach my child what it means to be of the moon. I won't fight her sleeplessness: I will bundle her up and take her out under the stars. I won't fight her curiosity: I will coax her into the woods and lift up logs in search of bugs. I won't fight her aggression: … Continue reading parenting goals.
How is it possible? That you were a soft sleeping thing on a blanket on the tropical sand, three long and short years ago? Now you're this loud wild running laughing thing full of sweet and spice and silly in the chilly Oregon spring air. How is it possible? That I was a sad … Continue reading a lot can happen in 3 years.
What I'm Reading I just finished up this book this week, and it blew. my. mind. Absolutely fantastic writing. I wish I had read it years ago. What I'm Listening To I've been really loving alexrainbirdMusic on Youtube lately. Their playlists have been the soundtrack to my March days of rain, wind, and poetry. What … Continue reading Indie Music, Breathing Practice, & Toddler Insults: A Weekly Wrap Up
From about September 2017 to January 2018, my daughter was constantly sick. Whether it was the typical waterfalls of snot that got worse whenever she sneezed, or a chest-deep cough that interrupted our sleep, or fevers that came and went--for months, I stressed about her health. Nothing seemed to help. The doctors weren't much help, … Continue reading A Review of Purium Kids Immune Shield
My daughter's father is a fantastic father. If the transition into fatherhood was hard for him, it was only because he had to go back to work so soon after her birth, and didn't get much of a chance to establish a relationship with her until a year and a half later. That was when … Continue reading Bliss Diva’s Guide to Post-Break-Up Healing