posts tagged: love

Love Ripples

Is it just me, or has there been a statistically significant increase in horrifying tragedies lately?  Elementary school shootings, marathon bombs, plant explosions, tornadoes….  Have there been more, or is it just because I’m a mom now that it seems … Keep Reading…

Motherhood Means

“Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” – Elizabeth Stone Yes, motherhood means having your heart go walking around outside your body, but motherhood … Keep Reading…

Married With Children: Not As Easy As It Sounds

I had read while pregnant that 83 percent of new parents experienced a moderate to severe crisis in the marriage during the transition to parenthood.  WHOA.  I was prepared that it might be hard, so I made a commitment to prioritize … Keep Reading…

How Did I Get So Lucky?

When Analytical Husband and I got together, he said he would like to have either one or two kids. I said I would like to have zero or one. So it was agreed that we would have one, and hold … Keep Reading…

Choosing Parenthood

It started with hormones.  I’m a logical person, and when my thoughts start gravitating toward babies for no good reason, I know there’s something chemical, biological, evolutionary going on.  But being a logical person, I had that other part of … Keep Reading…