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The Little Things No One Tells You About New Parenthood
Mother, wife, writer
No one tells you that you'll shower with the curtain open, do silly dances, sing songs about diapers and their contents. That you'll eat while sitting on the kitchen floor, clear out indescribables between fingers and folds, clip nails in haste while she's sleeping.
Will I Love My Second Son As Much As I Love My First?
Mother, Wife, Blogger, mamabythebay.com
The mothers who have walked this road before me tell me that new babies find more curves of your body to snuggle into, everyone fitting perfectly, nestled together like a set of measuring spoons that were always meant to accompany each other. I suppose that it must be true. But what if it isn't?
What I Didn't Expect to Feel After Childbirth
Christie O. Tate
When my daughter was born, I wondered if I was feeling what I was supposed to be feeling. I was sort of scared of her -- her big eyes and her insatiable needs -- and was convinced I should be feeling nothing but love. A tingly, full-body, constant feeling of love from my core to my limbs.
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