Gifts of Art and Advice from Kay Bradner

Kay Bradner came to visit when my daughter Anna was five weeks old. She brought with her a copper plate and etching tools in order to make a portrait of Anna as a gift for us. I was so touched by her thoughtfulness. The true gift she gave me that evening was the way...

Stretching into Uncharted Territory

I have been deep in the initiation of new parenthood – a whole new terrain. Eden Steinberg describes this state so well – I share with you here her quote from the book Finding Your Inner Mama.“A few weeks after I gave birth to my first child, in the thick...

Anna Isabel

I have been swimming in the sea of new motherhood and am finally surfacing just enough to write this post and share the news that my daughter, Anna Isabel, was born on May 11 (Mother’s Day). Time has had a whole new rhythm since she has arrived – it has become so...