A Letter to My Son

Six months ago you came screaming into this world and were placed on my chest.  My life began with your first breath. "Hi baby." Your eyes met mine.  I touched your face, marveled at ten perfect fingers and ten tiny toes.  I had prayed for you, waited for you, and finally you were here.  In [...]

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Sunday Musings 

I write this while cuddled up on the couch, my little one sleeping beside me in his swing. We are camped out for the night, A with his paci, and me with a fuzzy blanket and pillow. We haven't spent nights like this in a while, not since A was a newborn. Now before you [...]

A Visit to the Pumpkin Patch

  Fall is my favorite season.  I love the crisp smell of autumn air, cozy sweaters, and, of course, chai lattes.  Each year I begin counting down the days (usually in July) until I can trade in my sunglasses and sandals for scarves and boots.  This year fall seems even more exciting because I get to [...]

Infant Reflux: Our Experience with GERD

Every baby spits up; this is an undeniable and messy truth.  Reflux, or GER, is a normal condition associated with infancy and is caused by an underdeveloped esophageal sphincter (the valve that holds food in baby's tummy).  Most babies are "happy spitters," they spit up without any pain or discomfort and continue going about their [...]