Sometimes we want them to get lost, stop interfering and giving advice, and to stop implying what we should do/be.
Other times, we limp, bruised and bloodied, into their laps, for the kind of hugs that nobody else can give. 165 more words
LOVE: First four letter word of Parenting. It encompasses every feeling and thought you have ever felt. It is peacefulness, joy, radiance, overwhelming feelings of protection that are born so deep within, its origin is a mystery but it lies somewhere inside your children’s eyes, a recognition from one soul to the other akin a familiarity transcending our realm of reality and what we know as our universe, invisible yet palpable chords that are struck with every smile or soft caress or just the indescribable contentment a mother feels while holding said offspring. 17 more words
In the last 7 days, the Lennie line of my tree has appeared and expanded quite nicely. One of 3 Alexander Lennie’s in my lineage, this Alexander is my great-great-great-grandfather (the other 2 Alexander’s being his father and one of his sons). 308 more words
Citation Kaasen A, Helbig A, Malt UF, Naes T, Skari H, Haugen GN. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2013 Jul 12;13(1):147.
BACKGROUND: In Norway almost all pregnant women attend one routine ultrasound examination. 333 more words