An apology to my son

March 21, 2016

Dear Morrison, I owe you an apology. And it’s for something of which I’m sure you have no notion nor will you ever have any recollection whatsoever. But I still feel I need to tell you, from my heart to yours. I’m afraid I haven’t been a very good mama to you for much of […]

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December 11, 2015

It’s been a long time since I posted about me. I still want to get a “life with 3” post up here soon, but that’s not this one. I just want to write about how incredibly thrilled I am that this December is, so far, turning out to feel nothing like December. I do love […]

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Early onset empty nest syndrome

August 7, 2014

Della starts school in just a couple weeks, and I won’t lie – I think it’s giving me major anxiety. Yes, it’s only K4, and yes, it will only be 3 hours a day in the mornings, but still. I don’t want her to be gone! It’s so strange picturing my days here without her. […]

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From 1 to 2

October 21, 2013

Seeing how we don’t have Lana’s 12 month well-check for another couple weeks, I won’t be able to do her “official” 12 month post until we get those stats. So to honor her 1st birthday, I’ll instead go with a post that is roughly 365 days overdue. But you guys should be used to my […]

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The midnight hours

January 24, 2013

You know the ones. The ones where the house is still. The ones where the messes are cleaned. The ones where the mouths are silent and the bodies are tucked snugly in bed. The ones where all is quiet. Except my mind. It’s deep in the heart of early morning, and Lana has just gone […]

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December 31, 2012

“I just don’t feel like ‘me’ anymore…” I’ve often heard people say things along those lines and could never really understand what they meant. What do you mean you don’t feel like you? That doesn’t make any sense. Until now. I just don’t feel like “me” anymore. I don’t feel like Jocelyn; I just feel […]

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December 13, 2012

Here I sit at 9:30 on a Thursday night. Folding the last of the day’s laundry by the light of the Christmas tree, Lana drifting off to sleep on the couch beside me. Her snuffles and grunts on the pacifier are slowly becoming quieter the closer she gets to the night’s slumber. Not that folding […]

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