Our baby girl is already six months old and I’m over here frantically collecting memories in my head. Time is passing so quickly! These slow days/fast weeks feel wonderful yet mundane in their sameness. Naps, diapers, breastfeeding, bottles, laundry. Rinse and repeat. Every day looks much like the one before. […]
In the months leading up to Penelope’s birth, I did a lot of brain prep for the act of labour. I was equal parts excited and terrified to give birth and become a parent. The first time I experienced Braxton Hicks (false contractions), my whole body prickled with intense anxiety […]
From the tiniest speck of stardust, I grew and birthed a baby. A whole freaking human with fingernails, long limbs, her dad’s sticky-outy ears, and a personality. Here’s Penelope’s birth story!