Dear New Mom

Rachel Haggerty Baby

If only I could have met myself, walking into the hospital that day. Contracting and breathing heavily, anxious to meet my first born. I would have held my shaking hand and wiped my salty tears from my pained face. I would have had the chance to say to myself what no Mother is prepared for. What they don't teach at birthing classes. What you don't think about as you're registering at Target .

Hey Middle Child

Rachel Haggerty because i said so

I see you there trying to find your place in the chaos of our days together. I see you striving to get my attention, to read one more book at …