“Someday I hope when I grow up I get glasses and braces.”
He was begging me to just show up and be truthful, even if it was terrifying.
I performed Gutless & Grateful for the first time in NYC in October 2012.
I do not want to edit out parts of his life story. This is his life and his story to tell.
I am in The Next Phase of parenting. Today, my boys are six and four. There are no more toddlers running about. No more baby spoons, bibs and bottles.
Will they remember the times we danced in the rain? Or the snowmen we've built that have slowly died each spring only to be resurrected again next winter?
We watch for the change, but it still sneaks up on us.
When I think about the birthday celebration goal in simple terms, it is the same as any other day–a smile on my child’s face and the assurance they feel loved and fed physically, emotionally and spiritually. That’s basic.
You never baked before becoming a mom. What makes people think you are going to start now?
Who am I when my kids don't need me?