A couple of times an hour, I found myself drawn to the glowing face of my iPhone. As a stay-at-home parent, my cell phone was my lifeline to the outside world. Text from friends or family, interesting post in one of the many mommy groups I follow, or breaking news articles online added spice the […]
While many people used doomsday speech like “snowmageddon” to refer to the seemingly endless flakes filling our shovels, our yards, and our lives, others observed each falling flake with glee and immediately took to social media to celebrate this unexpected “snowgasm.” With a day of partial sunshine forecasted for Friday, it is time for those […]
It began as a series of little kicks that woke me from my midnight slumber. Soon the kicks were followed by tiny whimpers of discomfort. In a tired haze, I glanced at the clock on my nightstand and the large red letters on the dial read 2:38 a.m. A tiny of flicker of annoyance played […]
Yesterday my husband, daughter, and I joined approximately ten-thousand men and women from across Maine as they peacefully protested in Portland in solidarity with people around the globe in their advocacy for the rights of women, LGBTQIA, immigrants, the disabled, and other minority groups. My nine-month-old daughter doesn’t know it yet, but the divisive election […]
While some people could not wait to bid 2016 ado, I said farewell with some sadness. This past year will always hold a special place in my heart because it is the year that I stared into my daughter’s brilliant blue eyes for the first time and fell in love. In that first moment, I […]
I recently experienced a Christmas miracle in the form of my first child-free, late-night date since the birth of my daughter, Lennon, eight months ago. My husband’s annual work Christmas party hosted by the clever and creative owners of Rinck Advertising Agency promised to be a roaring good time when they decided to have […]
Four vocal Democrats, four outspoken Republicans, and a quiet Liberal sat around a dinner table. This is not a political joke – this was my family at Thanksgiving. Prior to meandering over three hundred miles to visit my family in Aroostook County with my eight-month-old daughter and husband, I was nervous that our turkey’s wishbone […]
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