Difficult as it is to admit, I forgot about our wedding anniversary last year. As much as that day was deeply etched into my heart, the fact that we had a baby almost 10 months to the day of getting married threw me off; I seriously thought I had an extra day. I’m sure he… Continue reading Confessions of a Shitty Wife; T Minus 2 Days
So it happened, my little sweetheart finally slept through the night again! (Edit: According to my husband the baby actually did wake up around 1:30am, I just slept through it.) I awoke this morning to the beautiful sound of his high pitched chattering through the baby monitor a few minutes before our alarms were about to… Continue reading A Case of the Mondays
The painful, howling cries of my little cherub snapped me out of a deep and desperately needed sleep around 5am this morning. He is teething again still, with big, white front teeth beginning to shine through his swollen pink gums; the one on the right is starting to peek shove it’s way through, seemingly in competition with his bottom two… Continue reading (Not) Too Little, (It’s) Too Late
Simply put, I had forgotten about you. It certainly wasn’t intentional, but good intentions, as this proves, often get us nowhere. You waited for me to arrive and pluck you from the darkness, hours slowly ticking by; how agonizing that must have been, feeling yourself slowly decompose. Were you angry, hurt? Or did you turn… Continue reading Ode to Goodbye
My milk supply is waning and again the deep seed of disappointment is beginning to sprout inside my heart. My little bug is going to be eight months old this week, and my goal is to try to nurse until he’s (at least) a year old. Usually I’m able to nurse him on the weekends… Continue reading Trial and Error
If technology is so advanced, why has no one developed a filter to make it look like I actually got enough sleep last night?
Shrieking, squealing with delight Chubby fingers gripping tight Cherub face with toothless smile I just want to stay with you awhile And hold you, flailing, in my arms But I must heed to the alarm I wish I didn’t have to go Darling boy, I love you so