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Love Is A Tiny Hug-Dispensing Ninja

posted by Catherine Connors

A four year old ninja hugs her little brother. There’s a metaphor here about the kick-butt power of love, but I’m having trouble putting it into words, so I’ll just let the picture speak for itself.

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Wordless Friday: My Babies, Without Me

posted by Catherine Connors

(My babies are on a road trip with their dad while I flounce around at the Mom 2.0 Summit in Houston.) (Note the distinct LACK OF HAIR on the head of my son. Am still reeling from that.) (They are […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Even Princes Need A Potty

posted by Catherine Connors

(What? That frilly get-up is so totally princely, if we’re thinking princes circa 1492. Totally.) (I’ve missed two days of training because of a terrible, sinus-and-eardrum-busting head cold. Tomorrow – fingers crossed – the fairy wings go back on and […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Love Is A Double Swingset

posted by Catherine Connors

Emilia and her boyfriend. I KNOW.

A Grandma In Time Saves Everything

posted by Catherine Connors

Wordless Wednesday: Yes, We Have No Bananas

posted by Catherine Connors

Wordless Wednesday, Best Of 2009 Edition: If You Bake It, They Will Come

posted by Catherine Connors

These are my not-so-world-famous Cinnamon Bongs. They are, no exaggeration, the best things that I have eaten all year, and I say that having eaten chocolate cheesecake in my bathrobe at the Chateau Lake Louise in July, and having had […]

Wordless Wednesday: How Friends See You

posted by Catherine Connors

This picture was taken this past spring, at the Blissdom conference in Nashville. It was taken by my good friend Anissa, who, in the middle of a chat we were having outside the hotel, just dropped to her knees and […]

Wordless Wednesday: The View From Heaven

posted by Catherine Connors

… if, that is, the angels have a thing for Chicago deep-dish pizza, kettle-corn, and the Red Sox. Which they totally should. (Aerial view of Chicago, looking towards lake. Shot with my iPhone, using ToyCamera application, from a late-afternoon Air […]

Wordless Wednesday: Everything That’s Awesome About Childhood, In One Picture

posted by Catherine Connors

The Science Of Cute

posted by Catherine Connors

How is it that small children are even more adorable when they’re upside down? Does cuteness bend gravity in such a way that the very physics of sweetness are amplified when the object of sweetness is suspended in mid-air? Science […]

Wordless Wednesday: Here Be Monsters

posted by Catherine Connors

(At a Where The Wild Things Are Wild Rumpus. With monsters.)

Wordless Weekend: Happiness Is A Flightless Bird

posted by Catherine Connors

(Or, Just Because You Can’t Achieve Lift-Off Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Chase The Sun. Or Small Children.)

Wordless Wednesday: Family Portraits Edition

posted by Catherine Connors

Sisters and cousins and babies, oh my: a family portrait (me, my sister, and our children), as conceived and directed and shot by Emilia, age three and three quarters. Emilia has a very promising future with Sears Portrait Studios, I […]

(Nearly) Wordless Wednesday: Late Summer Feminism

posted by Catherine Connors

August, 2006. That was what my little feminist looked like before she grew hair and an attitude. No, wait. She always had the attitude. Hair just seems to have intensified it.

Wordless Wednesday, Nostalgia-In-Lieu-Of-An-Eulogy Edition

posted by Catherine Connors

My grandparents, on a road trip in British Columbia in the early 1940’s. I’d like to think that I retraced some of their steps the other week. But even if I didn’t, the BC portion of my trip is still […]

Wordless Wednesday: This Week In Wednesday History

posted by Catherine Connors

July 1, 2006. Her first Canada Day. A Wordless Wednesday Jam, which is now Wordless This Wednesday In History Wednesday. Because I am forgetting too much. Join me if you feel so inspired.

What A Difference Three Years Makes

posted by Catherine Connors

Emilia, June 2006. Be still, my heart. A Wordless Wednesday Jam, which henceforth is going to be Wordless This Wednesday In History Wednesdays. Because I am forgetting too much. Join me if you feel so inspired.

Wordless Wednesday: Happiness Is A Swingset Built For Two

posted by Catherine Connors

(Because I needed some light in here after all the dark.) (Further reflections on Jon & Kate still pending. After a little more sunshine.)

A Grubby Baby Face Is Worth A Thousand Words

posted by Catherine Connors

He fought the spaghetti, and the spaghetti won. (This post was supposed to be a Wordless Wednesday post. But Wordless Wednesday is, by definition, supposed to feature blog entries without words. And I have trouble following instructions, so. Why don’t […]

Coming Attractions

posted by Catherine Connors

Coming soon to a blog near you!

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You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your ...

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There But For A Rocking Chair: On Love and Fear and Keeping Our Children Safe
Before Emilia was born, I fussed endlessly about babyproofing. Never mind that it would be months before she would even enter the world, let alone move around it and find its electrical outlets: I was convinced that when it came to babies, there ...

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