Archive for April, 2008

Please, Tell Me

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

To my readers who have baby-proofed their home, and in particular have installed cabinet latches — the type that you press down on as you open the door so it doesn’t catch: How long until I stop forgetting they’re there and attempting to open the door only to have the latch catch and practically rip […]

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Cutest Thing Ever

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

Claire’s bedtime ritual includes saying goodnight to the Mirror Baby in her room. (Her closet is a sliding glass mirror.) Then she says goodnight to the Mama Moon drawing I made just before her birth (actually, it’s a small framed photo of the work). Tonight, she waved at Mirror Baby as she said goodnight. She’s […]

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Family Resemblances

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

From Claire’s birth people have asked me, “Whom do you think Claire looks like?” I have always replied, “Why, she looks like herself!” But really, it’s human nature to want to see family resemblances. I dug up some old photos for reflection. First, here is a photo of me when I was 18 months old. […]

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