Motherhood

We’re a mile into the canyon.  Trees hang thick and green over the trail.  Speckles of sunlight dance along the ground.  A bird to our left is releasing a piercing cry, single loud chirps over and over again. We’re standing in →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...

    -  I just like to spend so much time with you, Momma.  It will be better to cuddle when the baby is out.    -  Yeah, my belly does get in the way sometimes, huh?  But we can still →MORE...

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...

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...