Monthly Archives: May 2011

The dark side is calling …

So – breastfeeding is hard. Like – really hard. This isn’t an amazing revelation. I breastfed Blake Dean for 8 months, so I speak from experience when I say there were days I nearly had a nervous breakdown from the stress of on-call, on-demand feeding. I couldn’t go out. I...
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Rhett’s Labor Diary

When I gave birth to Blake, I was so over-dosed on meds that I have almost no recollection of what happened. I hadn’t  requested the medications – they just sort of appeared. “Here is your epidural …” “The doctor ordered this for your pain …” “It’s really just better if...
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For Mother’s Day

For Mother’s Day, I decided to put together a short montage of my favorite memories with Blake Dean, set to a song I wrote for him on his first birthday. It’s amazing how many smiles a little monster can bring to one’s life in such a short time  … [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzPmMxX6w9U]...
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