Month: April 2015

Aubrey in Wagon

Blessed to Be Home…Sometimes I Just Need a Reminder

I waved to my neighbor from our driveway as I loaded Aubrey into her green plastic wagon. The neighbor’s belly loomed round and ready in front of her. She was 39 weeks pregnant and ready to be done with the pregnancy, ready to introduce their sweet little girl to her brother, the one who was…


Gray Hairs, Sleepless Nights, and Thoughts on Moving Past the Baby Stage

“Hi, my name is Lisa and I gave away my Boppy this week… If I were an active participant in a live support group for mothers, this is how I would have introduced myself. “…the pink one with the little purple and white flowers. The one I used to support all three children while I…

coffee shop

A Writing and Planning Kind of Day

The sun is shining! Easter is this weekend! And I’m holed up in a hotel room, all by myself, writing, reading and planning for a few hours this afternoon….and I’m completely giddy about it all! I’m a thinker who feels most centered when I can find quiet places to contemplate and work through life on…