Dear Little Boy

My dear little boy   I sit here watching you sleep, Thinking of all the memories I would like to keep. <> You’re growing up way too fast And I cannot help but wonder If there’s a way to make it last. <> These little years: Measured in messy moments Barrels of laughter And plenty […]

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The Watermelon Story

I woke up at 3 am to the sound of my toddler screaming, “Watermelon, watermelon”. At first, I thought maybe he was just having a bad dream; but a few minutes later, he was semi-awake and pretty insistent. He wanted watermelon. Of course, we did not have watermelon in the house. I had a feeling […]

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Keep Calm and Pray

I’m starting to think all humans have a natural tendency to lose ‘it’. Including anything from our “cool”, to our “marbles”.  And I find it fascinating that even two-year-olds across the globe instinctively know how to throw temper tantrums. Perhaps we have learned over the years that falling face down on the floor and pounding […]

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Dear Friend Far Away

Dear Friend We have not heard from each other in a while. To be honest, if it wasn’t for Facebook reminders, I probably would not even have remembered your birthday. It has never been so easy to lose track of dates and time. I get lost in all that needs to be done and fail […]

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