This is a photo of Jeremy networking. In Monterey, networking involves going out kayaking in the ocean and looking for whales. This is a mediocre photo – the whale watching we reportedly amazing.
When I have a lot of childcare for Edda, I feel like I’m missing out on parenting her. Edda’s parenting is still very physical – dressing her, feeding her, showering her, brushing her teeth, braiding her hair, smoothing lotion onto dry spots on her skin. When I outsource this, I feel like my mothering connection with her loosens and starts pull away from me.
And boo-ya, I made a real dinner. With, like, vegetables and everything.