Posts for Baby

When You Were Nine Weeks Old

Toddlers to Teens November 23, 2020

Early autumn, we emergefrom our shared sleep haze, drive Ohio backroadsto the orchard for Galas, delicata, dough dousedin sugar so…

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1.5 – 11/2019

Babyhood November 23, 2020

I am grateful for you, my littlest love–for your arresting smile with its row of baby teeth–those newly budded pearls,the…

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Two Moccasins Tied Together

Babyhood November 23, 2020

Lakeside Chautauqua, Ohio The first time I heard your cryoutside, I was struck by itssmallness: how it hardly  seemed to…

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One Step at a Time

Babyhood November 23, 2020

A square pulse of happinessfluttered under the bulge of my belly.It lasted five seconds before ebbing just as quickly. Growth scans…

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