Dearest Zo:  Month Four

  Looking back over the months that have passed, I’m curious how I ever lived life without you.  You are the single most fascinating creature I have ever had the priviledge to hold.  Trite, I know, every Mom says that about thier babe.  But every day I see you grow more and more in love with your father and I and I wonder how I ever felt happiness without your presence. Somehow, I made the most perfect human. I am

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Week One: She’s a Keeper

Goodness gracious… how has a week flown by already?  It seems like just yesterday we were chilling in the hospital plotting the demise of Little Miss Bedside Bad Manners (a.k.a. “worst nurse ever”). Milestones: Converts breast milk into pea soup-like substances then violently expels out of business end Mimics gestures, some more socially accepted than others Goes cross eyed at Daddy (as if seeing just one of him wasn’t enough) Head bangs like a guitar hero, nipple moshes like an

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Part One: Our Precipitous Birth

Whilst pregnant, I did what a lot of my medical care team and mom friends suggested.  I read the books.  I asked the questions.  I created birth plans and meticulously packed hospital bags that addressed EVERY.Possible.Outcome. The only thing I didn’t plan for is what actually happened. Baby Zo was due on April 20th, 2017.  Per our dating ultrasound, we managed to conceive on July 25th, 2016 (which is also a wild miracle on a whole ‘nuther note that we

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