Co-sleeping to CIO?

From the moment I was left alone with my daughter, I wanted to co-sleep. It was 8 or so hours after giving birth in the hospital. I lifted her tiny little body from the sterile plastic “bassinet” and snuggled her next to me for nearly four hours of shared sleep. We got home and worried…

Being Who I Want My Kid To Be

        What do I want for Charlotte? I want her to be generous, to volunteer to help those less fortunate, to eat well and exercise regularly. I want her to have hobbies and to read often and to know where her food comes from and to love the crunch and taste of…

The Birth Roller Coaster

It all started on a warm, rainy evening. Really it did. We were in our little birthing class and the film this week was about midwifery and home births. The birth on the video was beautiful. Really, truly. C and I both got a little teary at the couple’s adoration of their little child. The…