Postcards from four years old: the stubborn chronicles

My four-year-old, Everett, is stubborn. Not just stubborn in the sense of, I'll wear my Batman sweatshirt with the wings to your holiday party and the...

Postcards from four years old: how life has changed

I clicked on someone's blog tonight, a mom who lives near me. She was feeling mom-ed out, ready to re-realize herself as not just a mommy blogger. I r...

When is attention to your children, too much?

I just returned from a fun errand with Truman in the bike trailer. We hung out downtown, where everyone commented on his happy perfection. A man headi...

Blogging Baby Book: my milestones don't fit on Hallmark's pages

I very faithfully kept Everett's baby book, filling in most of the pages before he was even born. After he hit about age one, I 'completed' it in a ma...

Adventures in parenting: speech affectations and he's not even four?

My oldest son, Everett, will be four in two weeks. And already I feel I've had a dozen years of parenting experience. He's just his own person: vibran...

Linda Hirshman's 'Get to Work' distorts Blogging Baby readers, writers

I keenly remember December 2005. It was the first Christmas for my second son, Truman. I got a new lens for my camera. And I spent the entire mon...

A mom's brush with terror on Father's Day

Yesterday, I spent the afternoon (and, as it turned out, evening) at my parent's home near the Oregon coast. The little "town" they live in, Elsie, is...

Breastfeeding: why I'm working time-and-a-half

Someone, in the past few months, told me, "breastfeeding is a part-time job." And as I've crossed the line from "baby" to "toddler" with Truman, passe...

Adventures in parenting: tales of traffic

My 13-month-old, Truman, is fast. He's been walking less than two months, but he dove into the mobility thing as if he was training for the Olympic 10...

Reading 'Bed Rest: A Novel' is pure pregnant fun

Bed Rest: A Novel, by Sarah Bilston, is better than I Don't Know How She Does It. Better than The Nanny Diaries. Better than Little Earthquakes. And m...

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