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The Difference a Month Makes

January 15 Allison was 3.5 weeks old, and still 6 ounces below her birth weight. February 15 Today, Allison is 7 weeks old. She is growing quickly, but I’m not sure exactly what she weighs. I’m guessing she’s at least 3 pounds above her birth weight, but she may be more than that. She’s definitely substantial. And so very cute. Especially on days like today, when she actually took substantial naps throughout the day. Happily submitted to Wordful Wednesday,  Go Graham Go, Newlyweds!, Better in Bulk, Resourceful Mommy, and Angry Julie Monday

I Want to Remember

I haven’t written much in the last two weeks. When Grace was born, I wrote every day. I wanted to remember every moment, every little sigh and every baby grunt. I haven’t written anything this time because I don’t want to remember. I don’t want to remember the sadness, the tears, the hardships. I don’t want to remember how crying became normal, nor how I detached from my children. I don’t want to remember the struggles, the frustration, the mourning for my former family, for easier times, for deep sleep. I don’t want to remember the temper tantrums, the anger, … Read more