Sweet Baby May, Don’t Forget Your Mama’s Heart Song

My Sweet Baby May, As I rock you to sleep, I feel your soft, still squishy cheek pressed against my chest. I feel my heart beating rhythmically inside that same chest and imagine the sound waves bouncing soothingly off your eardrums in a familiar sleep inducing pattern.  It is the same pattern that composed the… Continue reading Sweet Baby May, Don’t Forget Your Mama’s Heart Song

“I know, Mama”

3 year olds are a trip.  Vocabulary is exploding, energy is endless and emotions are intense. B has been surprising us daily with her use of words recently.  She’s always been ahead of the developmental curve in terms of cognitive ability- but recently we’ve been marveling.  The other day in the car, she was saying… Continue reading “I know, Mama”

This too shall pass…

This too shall pass. These four words have run through my semi-sleep deprived mind many times the past 3ish months. As my due date came and went but the back pain and other late stage pregnancy symptoms remained, I thought “this too shall pass- this baby can only stay in so long.” During each contraction… Continue reading This too shall pass…