Dear Carter, From the moment your dad and I started talking about trying to have another baby, I had this incredible need for everything to be different. I said it a hundred times and it directed every choice we’ve made. We chose different prenatal care, opting for a more medicalized model with an OB practice.… Continue reading Everything’s Different
Happy birthday, cousin!
Dear Carter, Today at 7:10 pm, EST, I got a text from your Gigi that your new baby cousin was born. We thought the baby was on the way about 3 weeks ago, but it was a false alarm, so we’ve been anxiously waiting for what seems like forever. Auntie and Uncle didn’t find out… Continue reading Happy birthday, cousin!
Pieces of my heart
Dear Carter, I realized something when I was talking to your dad last night. I asked him how his day had been, and he asked about mine. I was honest when I told him that it had been a hard day. I missed you so badly yesterday, and I cried a lot. But I told… Continue reading Pieces of my heart