Tag Archives: parenthood

  1. Conversations with Eli: A Big Sermon by a Little Minister


    September 14, 2015 by mamacravings

    Eli 5 Birthday 6

    “‘Dis isth not what you isth made fowr. You awre not made of feawr. Do you know who you isth? …
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  2. Adoption Update: Big Brother Bag 

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    July 16, 2015 by mamacravings


    This little bag holds very big dreams. A while back, I introduced the Big Brother Bag as the suitcase Eli …
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  3. One Cast, Two Cast. Red Cast, Blue Cast.


    July 14, 2015 by mamacravings


    The week that my son broke his arm was a tough one. There was an Urgent Care visit followed by …
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  4. Finding Bravery with a Broken Arm


    July 8, 2015 by mamacravings


    It had been a day with necessary and drab duties of life: scrubbing toilets, folding laundry and the likes. The …
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  5. Conversations with Eli: Bedtime Excuses


    May 19, 2015 by mamacravings

    4 year old pics

    “All right, then. It’s time for bed.” “Ohhh. Sthowrry. I’s got to do muh yoga to pwractice my ninja mowesth.”

  6. The Day I Told my Little Boy his Grandmother has Cancer


    April 13, 2015 by mamacravings

    4 year old pics

    With tenderness he asked, “Do you need a dwrink?”. She responded that she did not. “How ’bout sthome food? Is …
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  7. Eli Needs Your Help to Pack his Big Brother Bag


    April 6, 2015 by mamacravings


    I asked Eli a question: What is special about this suitcase? When I asked him this, I wasn’t sure how …
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