Category Archives: Parenting

TruckLove

It’s hard to underestimate how much my som loves trucks. I’m working hard to raise a good feminist child, not a stereotype, but it’s hard to argue with this:

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Storytime

Here’s an adorable video I made with my phone last week of Brian reading to Izzy before bed.

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We survived a year!

Yesterday, my baby turned one! He’s not walking yet, so technically I guess he’s not a “toddler,” but it’s incredible to watch his understanding of the world grow at this stage. Although he can’t make any recognizable words yet, he … Continue reading

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In a nutshell

My condensed thoughts on one year of parenthood: It’s wonderful to be loved so much, and scary to be needed so badly.

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A very happy time

Last weekend, I was looking at Izzy and he seemed to age before my eyes. On Saturday, I took him with me canvassing door-to-door for my old friend Mark Kleinschmidt who was running for Mayor of Chapel Hill. Izzy enjoyed … Continue reading

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One hundred twenty-two days, nine hours, and fifty-eight minutes

Izzy has been with us for four months today. I still keep thinking of things to write about him here and I still never seem to have the time. I drafted this post from my phone while Izzy played next … Continue reading

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A great big THANK YOU

I was recently reminded that we still haven’t sent out thank-you notes to the many generous friends and family that gave us gifts before and after Izzy was born. We frequently note how grateful we are, especially for the hand-me-downs … Continue reading

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Two months

Today is Izzy’s two-month birthday. I want to write more about what an incredible experience parenting is. It’s so exciting to see him change, learn, and grow every day. (Which is exactly why it’s been so painful for me to … Continue reading

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