122

It’s been 122 Fridays since I last held my littlest love. I count because I can’t help it. I count because he’s my son and he’ll never stop mattering to me. I count because numbers are something real that makes sense to me, unlike his absence, unlike SUDC. Patrick should be three and a half… Read More 122

Happy Birthday Peggy!

It’s Peggy O’Mara’s birthday today! As the former editor and publisher of Mothering Magazine, she gave creative, gentle, natural and informed parenting a place in mainstream media before we had Facebook groups, Google hangouts and Pinterest to help network and spread information and ideas- and connections, too. Mothering was the only magazine I’ve ever opened… Read More Happy Birthday Peggy!

One Love and the Love for One: Patrick James Doyle, 12/4/11 – 2/8/13

I realized that I haven’t written for a while here… it was during my reflective pause in writing that my sweet boy Patrick, just days after taking his first steps, crossed the Rainbow Bridge in his dreams and slipped gently into the stars at the age of 14 months & four days. I had never… Read More One Love and the Love for One: Patrick James Doyle, 12/4/11 – 2/8/13