Tag: having a third child

Soaking It In and Being Done

Soaking It In and Being Done
Welcome to the Third Trimester Twilight Zone. I am both astonished at what my body is doing and utterly miserable simultaneously. Maybe if this were my first pregnancy, I’d just be rubbing my belly, taking regular naps, and thinking what a beautiful miracle this all is. And for some brief parts of the day, I *am*... Read more »

Closing Time

Closing Time
You’ve heard the song. “Closing Time” from Semisonic. Everyone assumes it’s about Last Call at a bar, but it’s so much more than that. The lyrics that hit me the hardest are: “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end…” It’s about a baby being born, according to the songwriter. And once you’ve heard... Read more »