Two Years Old

Today is Snappy’s second birthday and I cannot describe to you how awesome the last two years have been. The last two months. The last two days. Today, I let him take a two-hour nap on my lap today because he told me he was happy right before he dozed off. …

And Then You Were One

Today is my son’s first birthday. I can’t quite believe it’s already been a year. I can’t quite believe it’s only been a year. He’s now a little boy instead of a little baby and I could not be prouder of how far he’s come i. n the last few …

Poem: Affirmation

I touch smooth skin and soft hair – whatever I can reach – in reassurance of his existence. As if my vision is a lie my other senses in denial. My boy, smiles, and so do I, following the rise and dip of each vertebra holding him together. As he …