Photographs of Charlotte

Over the past few days, Charlotte suddenly began the slow and steady shift from BLOB to BABY.  She is awake and alert a few hours of every day, and loves to spend those hours glued to my chest.  When we’re indoors, →MORE...

Aug 11, 2009
Although 99% of our baby clothes and blankets are hand-me-downs, Donald and I did purchase a few Dwell Studio receiving blankets shortly before Charlotte’s birth.  They have turned out to be some of our favorites, not only because the designs are →MORE...

It has been three weeks since I irreverently spread my legs to a room full of doctors and nurses and med students and now, FINALLY, TWENTY SOMETHING DAYS LATER, my body is beginning to feel normal again. Well.  Kind of.  Really, →MORE...

Aug 07, 2009
Yesterday was my birthday. There was not a single exciting thing about this year’s birthday.  I spent most of the day half-naked on the couch while Charlotte slept on my chest or chomped on my nipple.  What wasn’t spent half-naked on →MORE...

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...