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holding an angel’s hand

holding an angel’s hand

I’m often reminded by others of how lucky I am doing what I do caring for brand new human beings. I am. I am so fortunate to bear witness to the miracle that is birth and to watch the beginning … Continue reading →

some of the nicest people you meet

some of the nicest people you meet

…are Dance Moms! As we prepared to leave Bubba Gumps on the Santa Monica Pier and continue to explore and play, there they all were…THE Dance Moms…yes, Jodie totally squeeeeed because, she is her mother’s daughter. At first glance the … Continue reading →

here

here

In my mind I am here, in spite of the fact that I came back to the Big Top Tuesday night. Oh summer, thank you for being such a happy, busy, exhausting, fun time. I’ll keep up, I promise and … Continue reading →

half and half

half and half

I remember my boss coming upstairs to see me and admire the latest Scarborough baby I had birthed when Abby was born. As she held her in her arms she commented, “I swear it’s like you clone these babies of … Continue reading →

daily Fallon #55

daily Fallon #55

And as her hair grows and grows and becomes lighter and lighter, it still stands straight up. It is absolutely spectacular, soft and fuzzy…like a baby chick…or a Q-tip…or perhaps even a Muppet. Filed under: Daily Fallon

moments like this

moments like this

So what do you do when one of your favorite aunts invites you, just you, to come spend a week at her house in Santa Cruz the last time you and the family came for a visit and you can’t … Continue reading →

a (dance) star is born

a (dance) star is born

Hollie reports that since recital: “Hazel has asked me at least 20 times if she can be a Hot Mama (the name of the itty-bitty little dancers on our dance team)”. I do believe that perhaps she was just a … Continue reading →