Something in our conversation startled me. I leaned back in my desk chair reflectively, like an old lady in a rocking chair thinking back on her life. “Of course. Mum-Mums,” I thought to myself. “Those awful, sticky, lighter-than-air baby cookies. They made such a… Continue Reading “Remembering the ‘baby bubble’”
Twenty-two metres of fabric and a lot of love went into this DIY canopy bed with rainbow curtains, perfect for our little princess.
When our son was a baby, he pretty much had one pairs of shoes at any given time. They were all bland combinations of navy blue, light blue, and grey — and when he outgrew a pair, we bought a larger pair that looked… Continue Reading “DIY wall art from baby shoes”
My mother-in-law is a fantastic quilter. She measures twice, cuts every precisely, irons everything, and spends months hand-quilting over a frame. I am totally not that kind of quilter. I started making little quilts when I was pregnant with my son, mostly because I… Continue Reading “All the chevron in the world”
On Thursday, my baby girl turned one year old. I still can’t believe it. A year ago, I was in the hospital having her? A YEAR? How can she be one? As I tell her all the time, she’s just brand-new … We threw… Continue Reading “… and then she was one”