I adore being a mother. It’s the job I always wanted and one that I feel I’m really good at. Am I the perfect mother? Of course not. I don’t even come close. But I’ve always felt that motherhood fit my personality and talents well. That is, I used to feel that way. This September our eldest child, Tom, started high school and then a few months later turned … [Read more...]
Today I Wanted to Run Away
When my kids were younger, I loved reading them the story of The Runaway Bunny. Having a little one all snuggled up on my lap as I told the story of the little rabbit who tells his mom that he wants to run away was always one of my favorite ways to end a long day. My kids would giggle and smile as I would use all the years of acting lessons I had making the story come … [Read more...]
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
Peace has descended on my happy home. My house has recovered from a full day of children running around, bouncing on beds and putting their hands all over the walls.The air conditioner is humming, and I can hear the occasional creaks from a house that is well loved and well used.No children are laughing, screaming or asking for bowls of cereal. This is the time that dreams … [Read more...]
Birthday Wishes, Memories, and a Giveaway!
Thirteen years ago this week I became a mom for the first time. The road to motherhood was not easy. My husband and I endured four miscarriages in a little over a year. Just when I had given up and decided that being a biological mother may not be in the cards for me, I found out that I was pregnant again.It was the start of the most amazing journey of my life. Now, the … [Read more...]