Tag Archives: motherhood

Mom Guilt

Ok, so let’s talk about guilt for a minute. I have to leave my eighteen-month old daughter to go to work now, because our yaya of eleven months went on to search for greener pastures. It wasn’t actually bad. Daddy … Continue reading

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Crossroads

Dear Gianna, Right as you hit your fifteenth month, we closed another school year. It wasn’t without challenges, but above all emotions I am grateful that we got to spend it together. We: you, dad, and me. We rose early … Continue reading

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The Drama in Rolling Over

Dear Gianna, You rolled over for the first time the other day, and I swear tears stung my eyes. Delight won over so I clapped my hands instead of crying. Such a simple thing, this act of you turning over … Continue reading

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Life lately

Life lately sounds like sharp cries for hunger, and wails of protest upon water touching a tiny face. Days are filled with the drone of a fan, only mildly successful in saving us from the sweltering heat. Life lately sounds like … Continue reading

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Recent Realizations

If there’s one big thing I realized recently, it is that things get easier with time. This learning is two-fold: First, acceptance is the key. Before we brought Yanni home I had it set in my mind that it was … Continue reading

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