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Babies Don't Keep

A good friend of mine made this needlepoint for me before the birth of my first child.

It’s hung in a frame above the rocking chair in his nursery since that time. 314 more words

Working and Balancing Life

I found this cute quote from Ruth Hulburt Hamilton (circa 1958) and it really made me start thinking about where I am currently at emotionally. It has been hard to go back to work of course. 104 more words

Babies

Mother-in-law ..

For years I had a handwritten poem on the front of my refrigerator from my former Mother-In-Law.  She had given it to us .. shortly after the birth of our daughter. 448 more words

Song for a (fifth) child: a poem to make a mother's heart rest

Song for a Fifth Child, by Ruth Hulburt Hamilton

Mother, oh mother, come shake out your cloth!
Empty the dustpan, poison the moth,
Hang out the washing and butter the bread,
Sew on a button and make up a bed.
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Babies Don't Keep

I saw this on Facebook today, and wanted to share it with you.  It’s a poem by Ruth Hulburt Hamilton called “Babies Don’t Keep.”

Mother, O Mother, come shake out your cloth, 146 more words

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Poetry Wednesday - May 5, 2010

My very dear friend, Ashley, just gave birth to her second daughter on Monday. Her oldest daughter and Adeline are a mere 15 days apart and have spent many a day together bringing joy to whichever mama might be caring for them at that moment.   361 more words

I will not feel guilty

Mother, oh Mother, come shake out your cloth
empty the dustpan, poison the moth,
hang out the washing and butter the bread,
sew on a button and make up a bed. 127 more words

Joy Of Motherhood