Dear Babygirl 1 & 2

October 9, 2014


Dear Babygirl 1, You are more and more sweet to your little sister every day, and for that I am eternally thankful. You touch her hair and give her kisses and tell her it’s going to be okay when she cries. You ask where she is if we ever get in the car without her, […]


Dear Babygirlsssss

June 12, 2014


Dear girlies, Girls. Girls. Plural! That still boggles my mind. There are two of you. Big sister and Little sister. How did I ever get so lucky? And whose adorable kids are these because surely they can’t be mine…right? Right? Hello? Wait, what? I gave birth to both of you? NO WAY. I’m sure every […]


Dear Babygirl, Hey hey, precious peanut. I haven’t written you a letter in a while, so I thought I’d give it a go. Did you know that you’re going to have a sister? I still can’t believe it myself. Two baby girls. Two girls. Sisters! How special. My mom always told me the story about […]

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Dear Babygirl, We bought you a balloon yesterday, and you kinda hated it. You squint by raising your upper lip and scrunching your nose in addition to narrowing your eyes, so when it’s bright outside we can’t stop giggling. We now have 5022 overexposed photos taken in our back yard of primarily your front teeth. […]

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Dear Babygirl, Can you grow up a bit faster, please? There is so much that I want to teach you. That’s all I wanted to say for now. Love, Mama P.S. I was just kidding about that. Please don’t grow up. Like, ever. — For more in the Dear Babygirl series: Letters to My Daughter […]

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Dear Babygirl, We have been so busy lately. So very, very busy. It’s a good busy, this busy is. It’s not a stressful busy, in the sense of oh my gosh if I don’t get this done I won’t get paid and we won’t eat next week type of busy. Thankfully, blessedly, we have never […]

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Dear Babygirl, You are nine and a half months old now and my oh my, you are learning so much. It’s astonishing to watch. Every parent says this, of course. The whole “They change every day!” mantra. And I knew it would happen, but I didn’t expect it to be so.darn.cool. to experience. As with […]


Dear reader…

January 10, 2013

Dear Lovely Reader of my Lil Blog, Hi! I hope all seventeen of you had a wonderful 2012. I wanted to send you a note to say hello, and that I think of you often. I think of your goals and your dreams, what grade your kids are in, and what book is resting on […]