Holding space. Simply being. All 'robots' will be built in due time. You know, perhaps in longer than one month...
Officially the most awkward listicle ever written.
The first dream was two weeks ago: I am in a bus. We are nearing the place that is in the snowy hill; it is beautiful out. I look up and see these huge white cranes, morphing, dancing in the sky. I point and tell everyone but nobody seems to see them. The second dream quickly … Continue reading How Two Dreams Helped Me Cope with Pregnancy Loss
Today my daughter turns three! I have to admit, I've been a bit nostalgic. Yesterday I wrote about how pregnancy taught me skills that have served me as a parent. Today I thought I'd write the same about my daughter's birth. Not the BIRTH STORY story. That would take a novel. My daughter's birth was the equivalent of baptism … Continue reading The (Birth)day Lessons
Part 1: The Pregnancy Lessons My daughter turns three tomorrow. Which got me thinking: I will be celebrating three years of parenthood! But then I realized, not quite. I count the months before my daughter's birth because I think pregnancy is a form of parenting, too. To be fair, I'm not sure I became a mother the day … Continue reading Reflecting on Three Years (Plus Eight Months) of Parenthood