Parenting

A Fracture and an Invitation

I completely forgot today was Ash Wednesday. Yesterday, our sweet almost 1-year-old fell during a routine walking spree and cried big tears, but I had no idea what was wrong. Until I tried to put him down. That’s when we noticed he couldn’t bear weight […]

Baby H, Three Weeks Later

It’s been three weeks since we left the hospital with baby H and life with a newborn is, well, much like I remembered. Only it seems harder. Perhaps because now there the new guy and the four others, one of which is not too happy […]

The Best Sort of Day

The Best Sort of Day

We’re a little snow-obsessed over here. For years while we’ve been in India during U.S. winters we have had to “suffer” through our friends’ winter wonderland pictures while we tried to kill the new crop of mosquitoes and brace for the over 100 temps that […]

Home

Photo by:  Julie Falk The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. – Maya Angelou It’s late in the evening and I’m up typing a before-bedtime email for my friend back in […]

Grief and Gratefulness: Part 2

This wasn’t meant to be a two part-thingy, but last yesterday stuff happened. Stuff like me dropping my phone into a toilet in a Delhi mall (all sorts of gross people) and in my haste to grab it up I broke my necklace (minor in […]