Child Eviction

I keep telling myself to sit down & tap out the birth story before I forget every moment or detail, to take a moment to savor every second of the entire experience. Fortunately for me (or unfortunately for curious readers!), I’ve had a wee little lad to learn & snuggle the past 6 days…& just […]

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I made brownies.

by heirtoblair on October 1, 2009

& cleaned my house. & did a load of laundry. & made sure my mums have plenty of water. Just in case they say, “Okay, you’re having a baby today!” when I go in to get checked at 3pm today. So I’ll probably eat the entire pan of brownies, too. Just in case. I should […]

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Only I could have an amniotic fluid fake-out.

by heirtoblair on October 1, 2009

For the majority of all water-break fake-outs, pee is involved. You’re standing innocently in Harris Teeter, perusing the cans of diced tomatoes (garlic? olive oil? petite diced?) and without warning, you’re standing in a puddle with your jeans soaking wet. Did your water break? you panic. NO. The baby kicked you in the bladder & […]

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