Tag Archives: #chicago

Not-so-humble brag

So, ChicagoNow is challenging their bloggers to write a post within an hour of their daiy blogapalooza prompt. Now, I’m not a ChicagoNow blogger, and I didn’t see this prompt until this morning, but I’m always looking for inspiration, so … Continue reading

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Location privilege

I recently alluded to my location privilege, as I called it, in a post where I detail how many other same-sex couples we know have had or are having babies.  But to briefly expound on the issue: seriously, I don’t … Continue reading

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Walking through an art gallery with a sleeping newborn

Before I begin, let me say that I meant for the title to echo the Robert Frost’s poem “Walking through the woods on a snowy evening.” Thinking about doing just that  made me feel instantly calmer. Hence the title, which … Continue reading

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Different anchors, different oceans

Mary Tyler Mom, one of my favorite Chicago local bloggers, has needed anchors a lot in her life – during her daughter Donna’s cancer and after Donna died, and now, helping her elderly father as he suffers declining physical and mental … Continue reading

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Carpe diem, and all that

We have been enjoying this winter. Considering last winter, I think this is pretty admirable; considering the weather and how much I hate the cold, I think this is also pretty remarkable. Part of it is for Ander: the hiking, … Continue reading

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An early Thanksgiving

Since yesterday afternoon, pretty much everything that could go wrong, has. Yet for some reason, while I was all teary about it yesterday, I truly woke up in a better frame of mind today. I’m not sure why, but I’m … Continue reading

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10 (Non-grief) things about me

In prior posts, I have contemplated my post-babyloss identity. Today, inspired by Carly-Marie’s Link-Up post on Still Standing, here are 10 things about who I am apart from a grieving, babyloss mama. 1. What is your favorite food? Chocolate chip … Continue reading

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