Charlotte

When Charlotte was five days old, breastfeeding suddenly clicked. And CLICK!! There was a day when my nipples hurt and bled and screamed in agony.  And then there was a day when they did not. We went to the pediatrician that →MORE...

Aug 06, 2009
So.  Every night, my adorable little punk falls asleep.  And she does not wake up until six to nine hours later. Go ahead and hate me.  I just have one question: if the baby sleeps nine hours a night, with three-hour →MORE...

Aug 04, 2009
Charlotte was a sucker from the very beginning. And that was the problem.  She latched on too well, she sucked too hard, and my poor nipples had no idea what hit them.  When Donald placed her on my chest in the →MORE...

Dear Charlotte, Today you are two weeks old.  TWO WHOLE WEEKS. I hate to get all cliché on you, but two weeks?  Really?  Already?  Where has the time gone? A family photograph your Aunt R took yesterday.  Lately, one of the →MORE...

Jul 30, 2009
The one thing that Donald and I cannot seem to wrap our heads around is how quickly a pregnancy ends and a new life begins.  You spend nearly a year building up SLOWLY to this point and then suddenly, abruptly, almost →MORE...