Archives for the Month of December, 2014

Car Race

Superspeedway / Library of Congress

Superspeedway / Library of Congress

My husband says that his diaper changing ability equals that of a pit stop in a car race. New wheels! New fuel! New diaper!

I, with only one good hand, am slower but getting faster.

The baby enjoys screaming through the pit stop. Clean diaper quiets him down.

Vroom!

Baby

Baby / Library of Congress

Baby / Library of Congress

Labor sucks. The result is great. Father and Mother and Baby did well. A healthy boy!

Class

Breastfeeding / Wellcoming Images

Breastfeeding / Wellcoming Images

Before the baby, my husband and I took a class at the hospital on birth and labor. Sounded awful. We took another class on breastfeeding. More positive. These classes showed us how completely clueless we were.

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Five

Five in Frame / Wellcome Images

Five in Frame / Wellcome Images

In elementary school, our teacher taught us to write the number 5 by saying, “Draw a skinny lady. Add a big tummy. Give her a hat. Now you have the number 5.”

Pregnant, I looked like the number 5.