Posts tagged first time parents
250 Days Pregnant

As of today, I'm officially 250 days pregnant. The end is in sight. The "practice labor" contractions are happening more and more regularly. I cannot. stop. eating. And I am never not ready to go to bed for the night. And yet... as far as trimesters go, I'm still going to have to say the third is my favorite

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The Reluctant Mother

My dreams for this world, the world I'm bringing my daughter into, are bigger now. My hope for good tomorrows has never been so clear or so strong or so... urgent. Nothing I'm about to confess to you takes away from the fact that I feel my heart growing-- I assume, not unlike the Grinch felt his heart growing-- three sizes each day her arrival gets closer. The love between my kid and I is going to transcend space and time and logic and reason. There are zero doubts about that. 

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