The brush slides down my freshly-washed hair with ease, thanks in part to the knock-off brand of hair serum I've been using that promises "easy to tame tangles" and "lustrous locks." I steal a glance at our bathroom's toothpaste-stained mirror, and pause to take in the image before me. Who is this girl? I think… Continue reading Comparison, the thief of joy
Tag: toddler life
Home Sweet Home!
It’s a cozy, mostly relaxed Saturday afternoon here in old Wailuku. The kids just woke up from their afternoon naps and Ken and I have had a few moments to connect and talk about how we’re doing. I’ve been working through some uncomfortable Braxton hicks contractions and unexpected nausea today, which makes me wonder if… Continue reading Home Sweet Home!
Life with Toddlers
“Mommy, are you thirsty?" asks my recently-turned three-year-old daughter, Ruby. "You must be thirsty, Mommy," she continues. "Where's your coffee, Mommy? Do you want me to get you your coffee?" We're playing outside with Ruby's younger brother Cyrus, and I'm now curious where exactly my coffee is. Hmm, I could've sworn I put it on the… Continue reading Life with Toddlers