Summer With You

July 15, 2017 Heather 0

It has been a month since our summer together began, little boy. My days have been yours so much so that, when I woke up this morning and managed to sneak out of bed without waking you, I had no clue what to do with myself. Instead of writing or Read More

Naps and Cuddles

January 16, 2017 Heather 1

I am hiding in the bathroom right now with Oakley to see if you’ll settle down without Mama in sight and take a nap. You do this perfectly well, sleeping for 2-3 hours, every day at daycare. At home you prefer to sleep on me: The other night when Daddy Read More

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Roots

September 3, 2015 Heather 1

My childhood was filled with family and love. I felt safe, supported, and welcomed. But, over the last 16 years, I’ve been slowly losing all of them. Half have died: my Grampa, brother, mom, Gramma. Half didn’t care as much about keeping in touch as I did. They wouldn’t return Read More

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Generations

August 31, 2015 Heather 1

The office manager at my school posted this picture of her, her son, and her mom on her Facebook back in April. It reminded me of my mom and everything I want for my little boy and, because of those emotions, I saved it to draw later. I’m pretty sure Read More