Babies

On Love and Romance (After Baby).

Y’all. This is what love looks like after 3 kids and 14 years of marriage. Yesterday I moaned about how I just needed a little romance in my life. It had been 3 weeks/YEARS of late nights, busy schedules and ‘sleep regression’ for this Mama, and by then I felt a strong need for some… read more

Baby Skin.

Sometimes I stare at his paper-thin skin and I wonder how in the world can I possibly protect him? How can I possibly preserve his innocence in this cruel and rigid world? It’s such a stark contrast to the toughness and furrowed brows of our society and yet when I think about it, we are… read more

On Odorless Poop and Waking up From the Fog.

So you’ve been heavily sedated for over two weeks now, inoculated by the deepest love and the strongest bond known to man. And now you’re waking up. Slowly but surely, you’re coming out of that euphoria-induced trance of peach fuzz and heaven-scented baby scalp and the innocent little squeaks of a newborn. Little by little, you’re coming out of that intoxication of soft… read more