In the Mommy & Me group I attend about 90% of the mothers had prepared themselves for childbirth with any number of natural childbirth classes. Most of us delivered on the operating table by way of an incision in our abdomens. If this number seems staggering, consider this: we live in Los Angeles County. The […]Read More The C in California stands for Cesarean
My favourite activity is looking into my sons eyes while he looks at me. We gurgle and coo and sing to each other. It’s heaven. It’s bliss.Read More love fest
May the colour of your hair always be fire engine redmay your sheepskin always soften your bed May you always share your award-winning smilewhen you’re hungry may you not have to wait a while May your intentions always be goodmay you do always what you should May you always try to make people happymay you […]Read More Irish Blessing
Last night we had a big dinner party at our church for which my husband and I were primarily responsible. Needless to say, this entire week has been focused on tying up the last details of said event. There have been many trips to Lowe’s and Target and many hours on the phone correlating with […]Read More first word?
When my husband and I moved to Virginia we met a couple with whom we made good friends. The day their son was born my husband fell in love and repeatedly offered to adopt their son. He told me that if we would be guaranteed a baby as cute as theirs, he’d have one right […]Read More baby envy
breastmilk is best …for bondingfor cuddlingfor maternal weight lossas a nipple creamas a skin conditioneras a vaccine in addition to the obvious and most amazing …it changes according to the nutritional needs of the growing baby, providing the perfect amount of proteins and nutrients for the current situation as well as antibodies for the current […]Read More breastmilk is best
When I was in grade three I wrote that when I grew up I wanted to be a mother. It was a foregone conclusion that when I became a mother I would stay home with my children. My mother had done so for me, my husband’s mother had done so; besides, as a public school […]Read More staying at home and loving at