I have a dreaded December birthday. My husband Derek always tells me, “You December birthday’s have such a chip on your shoulder about being born around Christmas.” It’s true. I admit it. I have a chip-a large one! So large that when we decided to start a family I made sure...

One night we were sitting in bed getting ready to fall asleep when Derek turned to me and said, “I have a facebook promotion of $10 that is going to expire in the next couple days. I am going to use it on Beckett’s video so it doesn’t go to...

Meet Wren. Wrens are medium-small to very small birds. The English name “wren” derives from Middle English wrenne. It is cognate to Old High German wrendo, also known as kuningilin “kinglet” in Old High German. This name is associated with the fable of the election of the “king of birds”. The fable...

PART 2 [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECRYJYAOu0U[/embed] We were puddle jumping in New York for Thanksgiving Coat held tight against me The view and lights Romancing themselves into me. At one moment during the trip the boys were wrestling with Derek on the grey living room rug. Wren lay close by waving her little hands frantically in the air in...