The Ultimate Splinter

Zowie, but the kid was a screamer.First, she had colic, a condition that also made me cry a lot. Poor Byron would desperately knead my hand, pleading, “What can I do? Just tell me what I can do.” That’s what it looked like as I read his lips, anyhow. For all I could hear, he might actually have been saying, “Do you have a hoe? Joe has a nice rainbow.”Some months later, half-deaf and -dead from the colic, we attempted sleep training....more

My Daughter, My Everything, My Best Friend

No one told me the moment I would find out the tiny person inside my womb was a girl, my best friend was soon-to-be born. No one told me she would light up my world, every day, for the rest of our lives. ...more
Especially as children grow, they need a parent, not another friend.more


I’m just going to tell you, this is to my daughter.I hope you don’t have this problem, but you can talk to me anytime, if you do. ...more

Dear Mom, You Were Right...About Everything

 Dear Mom,...more

A Letter to my Daughter on her First Birthday

Dear Bean,Just a few seconds old!...more

Letter To Myself – My PreBaby Self – Get it Together!

Letter To Myself  My PreBaby Self AKA DumbassSeptember 26, 2014To my pre-baby self,Hello, 23 year-old self. My you are looking very knocked-up.And well rested. I hope you enjoyed your full 8+ hours of uninterrupted sleep last night. Yup. Not going to see that again any time soon....more

My daughter lied to me...

Things I Want To Teach My Daughter

I am continuing today in the same tone as the last post. I want to share with you the things I want to teach my daughter....more

Letter to my Daughter at One Week Old


So Why Can't I Tell My Daughter That She Is Beautiful

So Why Can’t I Tell My Daughter That She Is Beautiful? From the day that my daughter was born, I was smitten....more