A request for moms with a story to tell (I’m lookin’ at you, NaBloPoMoers and Yeah Writers)

As many of you already know, I am a two-timer. I have another blog besides It’s Dilovely – a blog called MotherGather, where I collect birth stories. I was inspired to start this community when I had my first child and realized how important birth and its stories are: real, unsanitized, passionate accounts of what Read More

Toddler Tracks Video: Snow Picnic + Random Conversation

Back when it was snowy (sigh) Auntie Em took a buncha footage of E eating snow. He really likes it. (Sadly, he has not had very many opportunities for this.) For the record, I sampled some – he generously offered it to me – and it tasted comfortingly the same as it always did when Read More

Toddler Tracks: Folk Tales

Sorry for the six-day postless void, dear readers. I’ll blame report cards. (Speaking of dear readers… all the cool blogs replace the word “readers” with something funkier. I’m thinking we must also be cool. What should we be?? Send me your suggestions, please!) E has some new words. One of the special ones he’s learned Read More