I love…

I love how he scrunches his feet up to his body as I'm swaddling him, like he's anticipating the coziness. I love how his face lights up in joy when he smiles, although it's probably just a toot. I love the smell of his head as he's cuddled up on my chest, full of milk … Continue reading I love…


Meet Baby #4

Months of heartburn and nausea... Weeks of false labor... Days of wonder and anticipation... Hours of contractions... Minutes of intensity... Have all ended in this: Silas Griffin Elliott Brotherton 8 lbs., 4 oz. 20" long Born June 15th @ 7:14 AM (Sign up to get this blog by email or subscribe in a Reader) [tweetmeme = … Continue reading Meet Baby #4

A Hope Deferred

38 weeks, 6 days. I've never been pregnant this long. I didn't expect to be pregnant this long. And that's what it all comes down to: experience and expectation. My experience with pregnancy has told me that I should have a newborn at this point. The sleepless nights I'm experiencing should be due to middle … Continue reading A Hope Deferred