Monthly Archives: March 2016

easter

  i celebrate at Easter because i believe that because Jesus died and was resurrected, death is not the end. not for any of us. we will all live again someday. i celebrate at Easter because i believe that Jesus’s … Continue reading

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my womb is yelling

remember that time i told you about that girl who said her womb was yelling? i thought when her womb yelled and when i wrote about that i would never be someone whose womb yelled. but, my friends, i have … Continue reading

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weightier matters

First draft I He has a cold, His breathing like gravel and sludge. He can’t get comfortable, Can’t seem to relax. Sleep. He throws his head around, Whimpers or even cries out. He is past tired. Miserable. But I don’t complain. … Continue reading

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the songs we sing

i can’t remember how young bbl was when i made up the first song. really young. i have been singing it to him every night. every single night of his life since then. it goes like this. little baby, it’s … Continue reading

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the nighttime ritual, part 1

after bbl has on his pajamas and we’ve brushed his teeth while facetiming with lola, he goes to the top of the stairs. “daaaad. ray pear!” he might have to say it again if dad didn’t hear the first time. … Continue reading

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horses horses horses horses

it won’t be long before it’s time to begin our IVF cycle that will either result in bbl being an older brother or an only child. (no pressure.) i want to tell you about one of the little decision points … Continue reading

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