Winter is hanging on. Outside the ground remains frozen, covered by more than a foot of snow, no longer fresh and fluffy, but hard and crusted. I eagerly wait for spring, for the sun to melt through the layers gathered all winter long. To reveal the green of newness, the tip of a a tulip… Read More
When I was 37 weeks pregnant with Cohen I went for an ultrasound that confirmed he was breech. It didn’t come as a total shock because for the month or two previous my midwives had been going back and forth on whether or not the big bulge up by the right side of my ribs… Read More
So why haven’t I been blogging lately? Well I’ve been tired and sorta sick and eating lots of crackers and pickles and drinking ginger ale and busy GROWING A BABY!!! Hope you can forgive my absence!
Last week we attended our first prenatal class. Six swelling mommas and six proud papas filled a uncomfortably warm room and listened attentively to the instructor – sometimes with excitement in our eyes and sometimes with nervousness. One couple caught my eye right away. They sat beside us and somehow seemed like people we could… Read More
Grabbing the warm furry blanket off the arm of the couch I snuggle in and turn on the TV. It’s 7pm on Tuesday night and I’m all ready to go. Blanket – check, fluffy pillows – check, glass of cold water – check, TV remote – check, full box of Kleenex – check! I’m ready… Read More
We sat in their living room, plants and paintings surrounding us like a warm tropical forest. There was an ease in the conversation, though it was the first time all four of us had sat down to visit. I tucked my feet under Alex’s legs to warm my toes and turned to our new friends…. Read More