Tag Archives: Holy Crap It’s a Baby

Two Days of Torture

One of the lessons of parenting that has come up frequently for me is to roll with the punches—don’t get your heart set on things working out a certain way. And yet, apparently I still haven’t learned the lesson, because … Continue reading

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The Waiting Game

In my last post, I discussed how my midwives were pushing me to induce the baby right at 40 weeks, and my ambivalence about that. At my next midwife appointment that Friday, my favorite midwife casually informed me that they … Continue reading

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40 at 40

Apparently, age 40 is practically geriatric in the baby delivery world. Even though I feel healthy and spry and finally have a bit of a grasp of this whole parenting thing, I’m apparently much too old to have a baby, … Continue reading

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Baby Blues

We are all very excited about our newest family member. Elliot’s due date is August 6, which means I’m now only a few days away from the third trimester. Mostly, this has been a joyous and exciting pregnancy. Mostly, the … Continue reading

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Prelude to Amazing Gracie: The Pregnancy and Birth

I have been resisting blogging about our adventures in parenting for a long time. Part of me doesn’t want to keep up with blogging, but part of me does not want my emotional rawness out there forever on the internet. … Continue reading

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