Farewell for Now

Family, by lauren, July 22, 2016, 35 Replies

I’ve decided to take a break from blogging to figure out some stuff in my real life. Sometimes it takes a big change to gain clarity, and for me this includes shaking up my daily routine in order to reassess my priorities. I will probably return to this space at some point — maybe in … Continue reading “Farewell for Now”

Weekend Shenanigans

Family, by lauren, July 18, 2016, 6 Replies

This past weekend, the tail end of a week without Andrew, was… prickly. I’ve had a really nasty upper respiratory thing that has kept me up all night coughing, but the worst of it is that Oliver was also suffering. And when that kid suffers, everyone suffers.

Weekend Shenanigans

Family, by lauren, July 11, 2016, 3 Replies

There are pieces of being a parent to all boys that sometimes evade me — I feel one day that they are so different from the quiet, contemplative little girls who accompany their mothers on play dates to our house, the girls who play so peacefully and quietly alongside their mamas while we discuss books, … Continue reading “Weekend Shenanigans”

Happy Long Weekend!

Family, by lauren, July 1, 2016, Leave a Reply

Last night I found Emil reading, completely naked, except for the Davy Crockett hat Ingrid gifted us a couple of years ago… King of the wild frontier, because nothing is more American than that.  Happy Birthday, America. Have a fantastic long weekend!