Parenthood

Jul 02, 2012
Dear Baby, Your occupation of my womb closes out its twenty-second week today.  It has been a momentous week for you and me.  This is the week that I really started to fall head-over-heels, crazy, irrevocably in love with you. See →MORE...

The antibiotics that I was prescribed on Tuesday night kicked in within the first twenty-four hours.  I still have mild discomfort, which I suppose means that the bladder infection is still being fought off, but overall I feel much better.  Normal →MORE...

Yesterday when I was carrying her on my hip, Charlotte saw something that she wanted six feet off the ground in the pantry.  Ten minutes later, she had it. I have no idea HOW she did it.  There are no step-stools →MORE...

Jun 18, 2012
On Saturday night, Charlotte fell asleep in Donald’s arms.  A few hours later, in the dead of the night, she released what can only be described as a rather piercing scream.  It woke my husband and me up in a flash.  →MORE...

One of the things that I have noticed during this pregnancy is that I am much more relaxed this time around.  When I was pregnant with Charlotte, I was wound tighter than a spring.  Worry was my middle name. This time, →MORE...