Category Archives: Nathaniel

Our son

Prayers for George

Today, kiddo and I were having lunch at one of our favorite establishments, Miss Oxford Diner.  One of the waitresses loves kiddo and the two of them were having fun.  We were almost finished our lunch and kiddo was filled … Continue reading

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Pre-K saga

I had mentioned previously how I worried that my son was being “labeled” because of his father’s death.  Apparently, the public school isn’t that concerned because we found out that kiddo didn’t get in… well, rather probing questions determined that … Continue reading

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Moonlit profile

A full moon shines brightly over the summer sky, tonight.  As I walked towards the field, I glanced at the horse walking towards me, my heart stopped for a second… the image… the profile was that of my very beloved … Continue reading

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Due date

July 14th, 2008 was my due date.  Kiddo was showing no signs of budging, so John and I did exactly everything we shouldn’t have done… we went to Annapolis… probably a good hour maybe more away from the hospital.  I … Continue reading

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Making peace with the lawnmower

Sunday evening, I made peace with the zero turn mower.  It may seem strange, but it’s actually a big step.  John used to mow.  I didn’t even know how to drive the zero turn.  He’d tried to show me when … Continue reading

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Some days Friday feels more like a Monday…

Kiddo woke up before I did and I was still groggy and hadn’t gotten much sleep.  I’d been up way too late again- I haven’t been able to fall asleep well since John died and I’m a night owl.  So, … Continue reading

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The dentist!

Kiddo and I had our dentist appointments and I’m glad to report we survived. Raising a three year old is quite an adventure!  The last appointment we had he was a total pill and refused to even get his teeth … Continue reading

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My child’s first label

I’ve been urged to look into the public school’s Pre-K program for Nathaniel.  It’s free.  It has bus service and Kindergarten isn’t what it used to be.  Now kids pretty much need to know their numbers and alphabet and be … Continue reading

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Difficult conversations

Today, I had a conversation with my three year old son about the importance of skin checks and watching his skin for signs of changes.  I told him if he ever has a mole that changes that he has to … Continue reading

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Looking to the cat for translation…

I rolled over in bed, gave Punkin a pet, and asked her, “Can you translate?” Kiddo had just been screaming and crying for what seemed like an eternity.  Being woken up by a three year old child screaming is not … Continue reading

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