Body and Soul

Pushing Through

  So I was thinking about the triple jump the other morning, awakened extra early by my 21-month-old (again) after a not-very-restful night (again). I realized, with a bit of a shock, that I was feeling pretty blasé about the sleep deprivation, about starting another

Hellos and Goodbyes

           The real work of parenting.   I recently read a post on the Well blog of the New York Times that was published a few months ago, A Firm Grasp  on Comfort, about transitional objects; the blankies, lovies, babies, and