Two years ago today at 6:00 am, I was on the way to the hospital to give birth to my luminous little girl. She has a little light around her…everyone that meets her can see it, and it gets brighter every day. I love you, Pumpkin…happy birthday! You are my heart.
Yesterday, I was a stay-at-home mom with two children, for the first time. I’ve done the stay-home thing, on and off, with only Pumpkin or only Peanut, but the first time I’ve been home solo with both of them was yesterday. Surprisingly, it went really, really well. I expected Meltdown City, but it never got… Read More A Day in the Life
Dear Peanut, Today, you are two weeks and five days old. As of Monday, you weigh ten pounds! You weren’t in the single digits for long, my love. You’re in the 95th percentile for height and weight, just like your big sister was. What lovely, big girls we have. I bought some six month sleepers… Read More Dear Babies
When she has a full belly, Peanut frequently does this adorable little hiccuping giggle in her sleep, complete with a huge grin. I know she’s still too young to be smiling socially, but it is SO. DARN. CUTE. Two weeks old today!
“That is the true season of love; when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved as much before, and that no one will ever love in the same way again.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe A little over two weeks ago, I became a mother to two children.… Read More Happy Five Years
Oversupply. I used to think that women who made too much breastmilk were so lucky. As I struggled a year ago to hang on to my nursing relationship with Pumpkin as she approached a year old, barely being able to pump four or five ounces a day, and barely able to interest her in a… Read More My milk runneth over.
Overheard from the back seat of the car: Peanut: *blaoooooorrrrffff* Pumpkin: “Milk!”