Dear Andy While You Sleep

By |2017-06-14T12:50:18-04:00March 20th, 2014|Marriage|

Monday I rolled over in bed to come face to face with my little doll-faced cherub. I am keenly aware of the imaginary clock ticking above our heads, and our time of morning time girl snuggles are fleeting. I touched my finger to her warm little nose and she opened her heavy eyes, smiled softly, [...]

Happy Birthday, Papa.

By |2017-06-14T15:13:39-04:00April 5th, 2013|Marriage, Parenting|

The kids call him papa. I think it makes people uncomfortable, which only goads us on, triple dog daring us into those weird couples who refer to each other as "papa" and "mama" across the room from each other at parties or in line for the complimentary hotel continental breakfast. We have all our important [...]

Fish Tank Head by Brittany & Andy

By |2012-10-26T09:57:16-04:00October 26th, 2012|Marriage, Mental Health|

I took a mental health break this week. I've never done that before, but the weirdest thing happened. Like, my body started to shut down. I was exhausted, my bones hurt, I got confused in the grocery store, my anxiety had taken over. I felt it rumbling around for a while now underneath the surface. [...]