Hi, Mr. Brian! You’ve been really hard to parent this year! There are all kinds of behaviors that alarm and baffle me. But more than that, you are delightful. Even when you’re in trouble, there’s a sweetness in you and between us that makes me worry a lot less. You’re so generally full of joy […]
His feet thump down the hall suspiciously. You don’t think someone can run suspiciously? This boy can. He use to scurry off from somewhere out of sight yelling “NOTHING NOTHING NOTHING!” when he’d done something wrong. He no longer has the verbal tell, but the heavy, fast footfalls of my 42-lb boy are unmistakably trouble. […]
Hey, Brian Levi. We’ve had a bunch of bath products sitting in the queue to go… somewhere… for while. We inherited several bags from a friend who was moving around the world on a short timeline. I went through and grabbed what we could use, but I wanted to do something helpful with the rest. […]
Hey, dude. You’re three today! Happy Brian! I love you to teeny, tiny, smoochable pieces. From your big brown eyes to your kiss-me cheeks to your sweet grin and your crazy toddler run, you bring me so much joy. I looked over your first and second birthday notes today, just to remind myself where you […]
Every time one of my kids’ birthdays rolls around, I try to write them a little note. (This seems to happen a lot more frequently now.) Here’s a little glimpse into my heart for my sweet boy.
Hey, little dude. You don’t know it and you won’t be able to read for a while, but every year, I try to write you a little letter. This is for you, so you can look back and see how I’ve loved you over the years. It’s for me, because I have All The Words […]