Posts filed under: Family(ish)

Family(ish)

Family(ish) is the place where Anna’s quips, observes and provides ill-advised tips about parenting and family.

It’s 5:45 AM and Poppy is quietly standing by my bedside. She stares at me, like the girl from The Ring, until I wake to her presence. I get so...
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Mom let the freak flag fly the day I was born. All natural, no meds, completely appalling in the early 80s. She gave birth to my older sister under Twilight...
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The first sad moment I recall is the stain. My dad and brother were carrying boxes and my mom opened the door. There was a sea of black, greasy, shiny...
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Moments before Rob caught this pic with Bruno, I was trying to read a book on my Kindle app, resting my tweaked back, when both my girls wanted to lay...
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I promise I’m not going to keep talking about how we’re all sick, even though it’s really hard not to talk about it because that’s the only thing happening in...
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“Cherish every moment, it goes by so fast.” Not fast enough, honestly. It’s a sweet and well meaning turn of phrase, but it stresses some of us out a little....
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