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Ellen Foord

Ellen Foord

Ellen Foord is a freelance writer living in New Hampshire. A regular contributor for DIY Network, Ellen has been featured on Apartment Therapy, HGTV Magazine, Yahoo, Verily, and more.

The Days Are Long, But The Years Are Short

  “‘Oh,” says the smiling, grandmotherly woman. “Enjoy that little one. The days are long, but the years are short.’” I’d been a parent for all of two weeks when a well-meaning person first said the old adage that every parent eventually hears. “Oh,” says the smiling, grandmotherly woman. “Enjoy that little one. The days are long, but the years are short.” In the depths of those first few months of my daughter’s life, bleary-eyed, desperately trying to figure out …