Rocking

It’s another one of those nights where I am trying to soothe my baby girl enough so that she can sleep. We get to the point where I am certain she is sleeping. Gentle as I can, I stand from our rocking chair and lay her gently in bed. Five, maybe ten, minutes later she … More Rocking

A Good Big Brother

Sunday is a family day. We were able to start the day with a video chat to my parents, which when you are oceans away is incredibly important. Listening to my three-year-old talk with his grandparents always amazes me. Of course there is the abundance of love on both sides. But there is also his … More A Good Big Brother

This Guy

I’m sitting in my rocking chair trying to coax the 1/month old girl in my arms to sleep. I think it finally worked. All I hear is the gentle breaths. Another ten minutes and maybe it will be safe to move. In the next room my 3yo is eating dinner. I had to give him … More This Guy

Contentment

Some things you want to go on forever. For me, my baby girl sleeping on my chest is one such feeling. She has only existed outside of her mother for just over two weeks, and yet she feels like an essential part of my life. Like I’ve known her forever. I love this little girl … More Contentment