Sentimental Parental [soundtracks into being]

The irony of guiding these tiny creatures into the world is that so little memory seems to be set down in the first months of their lives, and yet for us it is the time of most intensity, discovering, trying, failing and feeling. In the first months of your coming into the world here is…

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Growing attachment

I don’t think I wanted to children. My blogs never talk about it as something I really thought about needing or wanting. Indeed, I was always anxious that this lack of desire for children (or a child) would mean that if one were to come about that I would not love it, that I would…

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Blogging Parentals

It can be a disturbing thing to realise that your parents had a life before you, indeed, that there was even anything at all in existence before you. When she is old enough the little one will, if she looks for it, find that I’ve blogged almost my entire adult life. Every pretentious, dorky, and…

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