30 weeks Ultrasound

Another emotional day.  The ultrasounds with the perinatologist are incredibly stressful for me.  The last one at 18 weeks told us everything was ok.  We’ve done several different tests and each one brought us better and better news.  And yet, I’m in a panic before every appointment.   When we got our bad news 3 years … Continue reading 30 weeks Ultrasound

P was sitting next to me on the couch. She does this motion with her hands that’s like passing one hand over the other but she does it against a cushion or something. This time it was against my stomach and in that instant I recognized the feeling. It’s what I constantly felt IN my … Continue reading

Mother’s Day 2011

We’ve established a tradition for Mother’s Day.  I get to work in the garden undisturbed the entire day.  Dave takes care of meals and P. It’s such a great gift.  I got so much done today. I’m tired and sore and love it! Every Mother’s Day I take inventory of what I’ve learned about the … Continue reading Mother’s Day 2011

The Right Choice

I don’t believe in coincidence. I believe everything happens for a reason.   Today, on our way to school we ran into one of P’s teachers in the parking lot.  She came up to me and said “I have to tell you, I think you are one of the best mothers I have ever seen.  You … Continue reading The Right Choice

Is it Worth It?

I’ve never given a second thought to being a stay at home mom.  The choice was a no-brainer for me. I made career choices long before I was even married so that I could do what I’m doing right now. Today, for the first time ever I was wondering if I’ve made the right choice. … Continue reading Is it Worth It?