Night Two is a doozy. The first night, babies’ tummies are still full of amniotic fluid so they rarely exhibit hunger until the second night.
We talked about our moms, being moms to sons, when we first began our periods, hot flashes, and other symptoms…
It was a deliberate exercise in counting one’s blessings while in the throes of the deepest grief a human can suffer.
to have a stranger’s door open, her mouth open, her broken heart open, her secrets shared, her soul laid a bit bare…
It’s been, since time immemorial, the place from which most everything begins…