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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Rocking My 30s

This would be his “I solemnly swear that I am up to no good” face. I’ve got my hands full with this one. June 22, 12:15am. I am 30 years old today. And a mother. I’ve been a mother for over 7 months now and that bit is still harder to process than being 30. It’s just I’ve never envisioned myself as one, and suddenly, I am. It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do, but I love him so much, and I love being his mother, and I wouldn’t have it any other way. Motherhood has completely turned myView full post »

Perfect Evening

Dear Corwin, You and I just had the most perfect evening together while your dad was out running. Dancing, hugs, giggles, and face eating. You were the sweetest you’ve ever been, and I am the happiest mother in the world right now. You talk so much, I could swear you’re actually telling me stories these days. Your little face gets so animated, it just kills me. Thank you for tonight. I needed this. Love, MommyView full post »

I don’t really do animated gifs but I could. not. resist. My darling son, you’ve been cranky all week. All you wanted to do was eat and bounce, eat and bounce, eat and bounce. But then you give me this before bedtime, and everything is alright with my world again.View full post »

What’s in a Name?

I’m often asked why we named him Corwin. Sometimes I do wish we named him something else so I wouldn’t have to hear people call him Corween or Kerwin, but he’s a Corwin, I know this. I knew it since I had some spotting during my second trimester and asked him to hold on tight. Pregnancy was the happiest time of my life up ‘till that point, but it wasn’t without its difficulties. I went through: 2 fires just a week apart, one we had to evacuate for and both in the middle of the night (my bloodView full post »