I should really take advantage of naptime to get caught up on my correspondence and maybe finally put away all the Christmas cards on the mantel. Instead, I think I will curl up on the couch with a cup of tea and watch Arrested Development.
call her green, for the children who’ve made her
Archive for February, 2011
Ryan wants me to go to the urgent care hours at my doctor’s office this morning, since I’ve been coughing for a month now and it isn’t getting any better. I would have to take Hanna with me, since they’re only open on Saturdays in the morning, and Ryan is at work. I just looked [...]
Hanna’s noises are starting to sound more like language every day. Not a language I understand, mind you, but not random sounds either. There are hints of structure, of inflection, so that you begin to feel like if you listened for long enough it would start to make sense. With her agile baby brain though, [...]
I have been very lucky in my life. I have never been raped. I have always had safe and reliable access to birth control when I needed it. So that, when I found that person who I knew I wanted to spend my life with, we could say together, yes, we want to become parents, [...]
It makes me ridiculously happy that my doctor is pregnant. Part of it is just my general Squee! Babies! filter that seems to cut in all the damn time these days, but it’s also comforting to know that even a woman who knows exactly what she’s getting into will still make the same choice as [...]
Me: Are you trying to hold the cat like you hold Hanna? Ryan: Yes. :pause: And now I’m kissing him on the head! Me: Why can’t you tell the difference between the kitten and the baby? Ryan: Well, they are about the same size… Once you get used to holding a baby, it really can [...]