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Baby Liam changes our world, again

Baby Liam changes our world, again

These last few months, I have watched my son Liam grow out of the ‘fourth trimester’ baby stage and morph into a binky dropping, stair climbing, and starting-to-walk little guy. Every single time he is near my face, he either tries to yank my glasses off or grab the fine hairs above my forehead. If successful at either, a giant smile erupts with silly giggles. What does all of this mean? It means that the baby stage is progressing. It […]

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Love letter for Liam

Love letter for Liam

Oh Liam, your head smells so good.  Right now, you are nestled up in the Bjorn while I write away.   The heat from your little body is warming up my chest.  I’m about to tuck those fat little legs in so that we can both be comfortable.  I notice the universe swirl on your head, that spot towards the back of your head and trace my finger around your galaxy, smoothing out your light hair.  Your sister’s is beginning to fade out, which happens […]

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Second Born Mother Fear

Second Born Mother Fear

Last August, when my pregancy test turned up positive, I was thrilled.  I knew this little person was going to rock my world.  As Liam’s due date approached, I had mixed feelings because I knew the hard balls that motherhood can throw.  I was dreading a long labor (Ab’s was 26 hours) and the other things like a horrible 20 stitch episiotomy or an emergency C-section.  The possibility of these things happening to my vagina caused some angst and as a result, I obsessed a little, no […]

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