The Love For Two Children

  When I had my first baby, I was obsessed. I focused in on tiny toes; I sung lullabies as she fell asleep. It was full-throttle, punch-the-sky-in-jubilee romance. With one baby, after a while I discovered the real joy of life. To me, she was the meaning of love and life. With the first one, infant hands curled against me each morning when I cradled her, I felt a love I had never felt before. I took hundreds of photos, all capturing many wonderful moments. There is something almost surreal and magical about life with one. E was my first baby. Her birth was traumatic, but after I was transported to the other side, a new calling. The secret of motherhood, the quiet, time-defying nature of baby-love. The weeks before I had J, I wondered would I love the second baby as much as my first, I thought about the gift of one. The intimacy of one. How can I love… View Post

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Joshua is three months old!

I cannot believe how fast the time has gone, but it’s true Joshua is now three months old – well thirteen week to be precise! At three months old he is… Ridiculously long – really must get him measured again Around thirteen pounds – need to get him weighed to verify his current weight as that was a week or so ago. Not completely bald but getting there! He still is loosing his hair in funny tufts. Still exclusively breastfed. Is sleeping about 14 hours a day total. Not showing any signs of sleeping through the night, BOOO! He sleeps his first stretch starting at 7 or 8pm – and goes to 1 or 2am then the next for 4 hours and then he is either ready to rock and roll 6am or he will go back to sleep. He smiles at me when he hears my voice or when I am staring at… View Post

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