Posts for infant

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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Postpartum Mohawk

General/Column June 29, 2020

I was afraid to love my daughteruntil one night in Maythe air was warm the windowsopen – playing in the tub…

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