Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown

Before Min came into my life I very firmly believed that pursuing my career could be synonymous with being a good mom so long as I had the right support system. To some degree I still think that’s true. Other times I feel like crafting a spaceship out of rocks would be more realistic ....more

POPCASE phone case winner announced

Is it you? Find out now! Congrats Miriam M.! ...more

One year

My sweet and loving Mikelson, Today you are one year old. I didn’t expect to feel as sentimental about this moment as I do. I also didn’t expect that you would still feel so small and need me as much as you do ....more

Sponsored: Win a phone case from Popcase on Etsy!

POPCASE is giving away a ‘tough case’ for your iPhone or Samsung Galaxy! One lucky reader will win. This offer is open to readers in the U.S. and Canada and ends Friday, Sept ....more

When strangers help you parent

The Boss was carrying Min in the carrier at the farmer’s market and the three of us were in line to buy raw honey from one of our usual apiary stands, when a woman walked over to us and said, “You know not to give the baby honey, right?” I tweeted about this a few weeks ago and was interested in hearing more about your personal experiences the first time a stranger tried to “help” you parent. My initial reaction was a little stunned because… 1. She had no idea how old our kid was ....more

Haiku on ‘horsey’

Echoes of laughter Resonate from this strong bond Forever his boy Tweet ...more

Style: ‘Sun in the mountains’ phone case from POPCASE on Etsy

A beautiful, well-designed case for my phone that’s made in America? Yes please! Thanks to POPCASE on Etsy! ...more

I make joke

Him: How was yoga? Me: Good… Me: Wait ask me again! Him: What? ...more

Lend, trade, donate.

Kindness, empathy and justice make up the most valuable and empowering human currency. With everything there is to desire of this world, I hope this is the wealth Min will seek and share with others. Tweet ...more

Eleven months

My dearest Minnu, Today you are eleven months old. Or as they say in Southern Virginia, today you are “elebum” months old. You’ve always been an active baby, but now that you’re mobile — crawling all over the place, pulling yourself up to stand, and furniture walking — I’m starting to wonder if you’re actually a battery dressed in a little boy costume ....more