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Amy Bader is a bit of a jack-of-all-trades. A photography course in high school sent her to college with a journalism degree in mind, but some surprises along the way led to a career in veterinary medicine. Motherhood has brought things full circle, and now she is concentrating on her photography, finding her creative self and expressing the joys in life. When she isn’t chasing her boy/girl twins, helping her older son with homework, washing the dog, or cooking a meal -- she is probably watching some new tutorial or dreaming of art supplies. It’s a crazy life, but a good one.

When It Rains …

… it pours.  Spring is here in Northeastern United States!  And along with it, about a million activities.  For our family, there is still a week and a half of school left (thank you brutal winter!), and thus comes the end-of-year events — concerts, field day, parties.  For those of us that live a creative life, […]

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Remembering those who serve

Don’t forget to acknowledge those who serve our country and keep us safe this weekend.  I live just down the road from the birthplace of Memorial Day, and we will celebrate and have hot dogs and ice cream and ride the ferris wheel. But most importantly, I will be talking to my children about honoring those […]

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NICU Experience Guide

So often we strive to control our pregnancies — carefully choosing our doctor, making a detailed birth plan, decorating the nursery and reading every book we can.  But in reading the stories shared in our NICU series, I am most struck at our need to deal with uncertainty.  When facing the hospitalization of a loved […]

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