Sarah

At some point last week, I suddenly and inexplicably kicked into baby preparation mode.  It has gone a little bit like this: Upon waking up every morning: AHHHH!  The house is a mess!  How are we ever going to raise another →MORE...

On the first day of her life, I laid her on my belly and let her search for milk.  She quieted and focused her efforts.  She sniffed, mewed, and propelled her body forward until she came to my nipple.  Exhausted by →MORE...

In the early months of this pregnancy, most of the daily rhythms that I had gradually established with Charlotte went out the window, but lately Donald and I have been working to reinstitute them. One of the hardest ones to get →MORE...

Jul 20, 2012
“How do you want to celebrate your birthday tomorrow?” I asked her. “Maybe swinging,” she said.  Donald built and hung a tree swing in our backyard a few months ago.  Nearly everything about toddlers is perfectly lovely – the phrases they →MORE...

This week is my twenty-fourth week of pregnancy and to kick it off, Donald turned to me a couple nights ago and said, “Sometime when you have a chance, you should order some postpartum pads so that we know they’ll be →MORE...