Parenthood

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...

Jul 30, 2009
There is so much to do around the house.  Grocery shopping.  Laundry.  Dishes.  Walking Hank.  Spending time with Donald.  More laundry.  Etc.  But all I seem to really be able to get done around here is snuggle Charlotte.  Every time I →MORE...

Jul 25, 2009
My love loved me and together we created a greater love. Welcome to the world, sweet child.  Our precious joy.  Our wondrous love. World, I would like to introduce you to Charlotte Anaïs.Born July 20th, 2009 at 6:14 in the evening.7 →MORE...

Jul 17, 2009
I was pregnant once before. The peculiar thing about miscarriage, the one aspect of it that I still cannot understand, is that a life is lost.  One day, my belly held our future.  The next day, it did not.  One day, →MORE...

Jul 13, 2009
They say that at the end, you think about the beginning. In my experience, this is true.  Which, of course, means that as this pregnancy slowly approaches its finish, I think about how it began.  The nearer I come to birthing →MORE...