Monthly Archives: October 2012

Post It Syndrome

My girls need concrete answers. After a few days of saying “maybe” and “another time” or “later” (sometimes because I wanted to say “Back the Eff off”) I realized that the vagueness was too hard for them. If Carrot and … Continue reading

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Peaceful Birthday

If first birthday parties aren’t so much about celebrating the birthday as much as celebrating the success of the new family making it through the year, Carrot’s birthday party was certainly a celebration of our new family.  Nervous excitement ran … Continue reading

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Eyeroll Victory

No, no tips on “getting your preteen to stop rolling their eyes at you” on this blog. Because, the thing is…. I really love it. Don’t tell Zucchini, but “You’re so emBARassing!” warms my heart. “You’re so lame, you’re not … Continue reading

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Grieving the Age Gap

Every few months, something that has been bubbling under the surface starts to erupt. After a few days of crabbiness, short tempers, and tears, I realize that I feel inadequate to handle this family. It’s no secret that I pictured … Continue reading

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Mystery

While we were camping a month or so ago, Baby Brittany, the doll Zucchini had recently passed along to Carrot, suddenly went missing. One minute, she was sitting on the floor next to the diaper bag, while we ate lunch … Continue reading

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