Category: Family

Everest Judah

December 11, 2016. Not much happened that day the way I would have preferred other than you. At 3:42pm, you came into our world and beautifully wrecked havoc on my ability to keep it together. When your Dad told me “It’s a boy,” that’s where it started. Tears. I had none of that “mother’s intuition” they talk about. If I… Read more →

Dear Baby…

Since we found out, I’ve been thinking a lot about you. I didn’t have an over-the-top emotional moment with your Dad the evening of the positive test. No tears were shed. No screaming or jumping around. Don’t get me wrong, you were very much wanted but, frankly, I didn’t believe it. There’s really a teeny, tiny little person in me? No way. What… Read more →

Sister, Sister

Family. That word can cause lots of joy to bubble up in us with warm memories and a feeling of deep connectedness and a knowing that you’ve got this group of people that “have you” no matter what.  That’s great and all but I’m not naive enough to think this is the reaction for everyone, though.  Sometimes, the word can remind us of times of pain where… Read more →