Category Archives: Humor

The blessing of a black eye.

If I’ve been a little quiet lately, it isn’t for lack of things to say. It’s instead for want of two free hands and tired arms regularly extended as if poised to play catch in a trust fall.  In one … Continue reading

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Boobie-trapped: A breast and bottle-fed success story.

I was wallowing in the Waters of Woe-is-Me, sinking in the Sea of Failure… and I mistook my brestfriend for a life raft. I thought, surely, if I had all the right gadgets – to say nothing for the two … Continue reading

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Birth Story: The Prologue.

Dear Kid, Soon, you’ll have a birth story. And despite how lots of people suspect that what for how I’m your mother I must know how it’s going to go down – Wow, you’re still pregnant! What do you think? … Continue reading

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Honoring your “astronaut.”

Kid, For each of the past 35 weeks, save the first couple during which you were too small to tell, doctors using high-tech imaging devices assured us you’d be born female. And for each of the past 35 weeks, save … Continue reading

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The pregnant pause: National Infertility Awareness Week 2012.

In nine weeks or less, we’re going to have a kid, and she’s going to have parents, and they’re going to be us. And she’s going to live in our house and eat our food and we’re going to take … Continue reading

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Chez L&D.

What for how it took a long time to get to this place where I’m pregnant at all, let alone still pregnant, let alone can feel my fetus kicking like so many awesome ninjas ala Kill Bill, not actually getting to … Continue reading

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Rainbows aren’t funny. Except for, sometimes, they’re hilarious!

Dear Kid, Last weekend, your father and I participated in the first of five sessions worth of Hypnobirthing classes designed to encourage us to do what we already know how: to “attend” a birth and “breathe” you into the world … Continue reading

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