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I was meant to have you

I was meant to have you.

And I don’t say this profoundly,
or even philosophically.

Anatomically, primitively.
I was meant to have you,

to create and sustain you. 13 more words

Life Lessons

10 Storybooks I Actually Enjoy Reading To My Children

Goodnight Moon

I actually never liked this one growing up. As a child I hated the color scheme. But I’ve grown to appreciate the lulling verse of Margaret Wise Brown and the slow night-setting illustrations of Clement Hurd. 214 more words


Breastfeeding: Wading Through Advice and Resources to Find Your Way to Success

From the moment I put my first baby to the breast, the advice started. Nurses, doctors, lactation consultants, relatives, friends, strangers, instructional books, discussions on the Internet, support groups, my dissatisfied baby; they all had something important for me to make sure I followed! 1,283 more words

A Different Kind of Easter Lesson, or What I Don't Want to Teach My Child

On Saturday Harmony and I went to a local park after hearing that there would be an Easter egg hunt. She’d had a little practice already picking up a few Easter eggs, so I figured that with her cute basket that grandma decorated she’d have fun getting a few more. 561 more words

Our Own Stories

Romans 12:15 - When Other Rejoice Or Weep, We Christians Should Rejoice or Weep

Romans 12:15 – Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.

This text given here today is not an option, but a command to do something. 604 more words


What Makes a Mother?

I prepare a list for Joe of things to do while I am in hospital recovering. The list seems to grow and grow! Belatedly I realise that I can never set down all the things that seem important to me in any given day. 138 more words


Mothercare Disposable Breast pads Review

With motherhood comes many things, both good and bad and no mom does really complain about any thing in particular. She may only count all the ‘great’ things she’s blessed with. 371 more words