Slow Down Baby

Slow Down Baby

Posted by: on Jul 22, 2015 | No Comments
It finally happened. That moment when I looked down at my baby boy as I was nursing him to sleep and saw him transforming before my eyes. I watched him, with his eyes closed, sucking, so peaceful, and he just seemed so serene and baby-like, but also, suddenly so grown. Where is my little baby? We are at that cusp of waving goodbye to baby-hood and welcoming those glorious early toddler days. Not a baby, not yet a big-kid. Stuck in the middle, feeling like it's too quick! With my daughter, Read more [...]

Book Review: Miss Emily

Posted by: on Jul 20, 2015 | No Comments
Publisher's Synopsis: Ada Concannon's first day in America is a success. She's the new maid for the respected but eccentric Dickinson family of Amherst, Massachusetts. Despite differences in age and class, eighteen-year-old Ada, fresh off the boat from Ireland, strikes up a deep friendship with Miss Emily, the gifted elder daughter living a spinster's life at home. Emily is a bastion of support as Ada struggles to find her place in this new world, while Ada's toil gives Emily the freedom she needs Read more [...]