I try to anticipate what comes next in our journey together as mom and son. But then he hit me with something that I was completely unprepared to hear. I’m not sure where he picked it up. Maybe it was from a friend at preschool or a show we watched, but it stopped me in […]
Author Archive | Alycia C.
When I was a girl, I had a pen pal from camp. I would run upstairs after my daily jaunt to the mailbox to read the newest note from my friend. I excitedly saddled up to my desk, pulled out my prettiest letter paper, and wrote down everything I could think of to share.
Waiting for dinner when you’re out to eat can seem like an endless exercise in crazy, especially when you’ve got small children with you. If it’s an impromptu meal out, it can be downright terrifying. You’re out. You’re hungry. They’re hungry. And you have nothing on hand to occupy little hands and minds.
Mother’s Day is a day to remember when my kids made me a mother. I’ll never forget the feelings that overwhelmed me as I surrounded their tiny little bodies with the warmest, most loving hug I had ever given anyone. I said, “I love you” without uttering a word. My kids can now hug me back […]