Charlotte's infancy; 0-3 months

Jun 16, 2011
“Dear Charlotte,” it begins.  “You’re here!” I scribbled my first note to my daughter while she lay peacefully in my arms the day after her birth.  I had searched for months during my pregnancy for the PERFECT postcard – and I →MORE...

The best and the worst part of parenthood is this: the baby grows up. This is, of course, what a parent wants more than anything in the world.  As a mother, there is nothing that matters more to me than securing →MORE...

Aug 02, 2010
*** This post is part of a blog carnival hosted by The Leaky Boob in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week.  We all know that I’m a total lactation freak, right?  THAT SAID, I also want to direct you to this recent →MORE...

Jul 19, 2010
When I was five or six months pregnant, I read a book about the physical development of infants.  An entire book.  There were two chapters on hip dysplasia and pelvic development alone.  And one of those chapters really honed in on →MORE...

Jul 14, 2010
It’s true what they say: walking happens so fast. Sorry about the blurry images; these are from the point-and-shoot.  I’ll post better photos when I upload them.  Also, please pardon the laundry on the bed! The first five or six months →MORE...