Archive for October 2011

Ode to my third labor...

Ode to my third labor...
I held a baby today and was reminded of what was to come in the next 3 months. First, soft and fun contractions. Grabbing the to-go bag. Smiling at my husband, who says, “We’re gonna meet our baby!” Next, a small wave of heat to my face. I inhale, remembering all too well the feel... Read more »

Loving and Losing Cooper, King of All the Wild Things

Loving and Losing Cooper, King of All the Wild Things
Two weeks ago, I received a call from my mother informing me that she was bringing her dog, Cooper, back to the rescue shelter. Cooper came into our family on my birthday, February 8th in 2010.  My mom and her husband fell in love with the adorable puppy and adopted him.  They called me that... Read more »

Labor and Delivery Take Three: Pain Meds and No Breastfeeding

Labor and Delivery Take Three: Pain Meds and No Breastfeeding
As the days creep closer and closer to the actual birth of baby #3, I realize I need to start thinking about my delivery plan and minor things like baby names. You see, the third time around, I haven’t had time to read the day-to-day updates about the progression of my baby and bask in... Read more »
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