My advice here is the same as pediatricians’: Start reading to your baby right away. They’ll tell you it will promote future literacy. That might be true, but I’ll tell you that it will also promote future sanity, which is probably a much more immediate concern if you’re parenting an infant.
If you are a mom then chances are you have experienced sleep-deprivation.
In Korean culture, the 100th day after a child’s birth is cause for celebration because both mom and baby have survived this fragile period.
Naturally, as motherly instinct, I sometimes find myself clinging to any last bits of ‘baby’ I can—those chubby, chipmunk cheeks; our bedtime snuggles.
I’m going to be his mommy for the rest of my life. Not every day is going to be on “the schedule”, and the routine is just not always going to work.
You won’t remember me; I will remember for both of us.
Tonight, I have had my heart on Paris, on the Syrian refugees people want to keep out of our country, on the children that died as we bombed ISIS.
Somewhere in the middle of my petitions, I drift off to sleep fretting over if I am giving you all I've got and if you truly know my heart for you.
Only four weeks after my husband lost his mum, he welcomed a daughter into the world.
“But how does it work? How do you love this one like your first?”