Nikki Giovanni

I fell in love with poetry at a young age. My dad had three of Nikki Giovanni's books. They were old and smelled so nice... they had that perfect old book smell. The pages were kind of a tan color from age and were a thicker texture. I loved flipping the pages as much as …

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The bedtime blues

I read a blog a few days ago that said more often than not our little ones are not giving us a hard time... they're HAVING a hard time. Those words hit me like a ton of bricks. It's been a while since I blogged so I'll give you a quick update. BJ is now a …

My weekend

This weekend was a weekend that I would normally feel wasn't productive. I only finished half of my cleaning and about a fourth of the laundry. BJ kept me on my toes and also decided to refuse to leave my side no matter how hard I tried to bribe him with crayons, movies and his …

My Dearest Sunshine

Dear BJ, I’ve been writing you letters since the day I left the hospital without you. A letter a day for every day you were in the NICU (four long and difficult months), every birthday and every milestone. So I think it’s fitting that I write a letter to you today to tell you how …