From the Draft Archive: My NICU Experience

My first meal was not the best ever. My shower did not make me feel like a new person. The mesh panties sucked. I walked like Frankenstein. Baby G sucks really well but I think he senses my anxiety over holding him right. Second day is rough: circumcision (which G slept through!), more blood work … Read on…

What’s in My Diaper Bag?

Before L was born, I insisted on G spending the night at his grandparent’s house so he could get used to being there before I had to spend some time at the hospital. I realized, pretty quickly, that our current diaper bag (similar to this one) was not going to work when the new baby … Read on…