Posts tagged postpartum
Four Postpartum Tips for When You Have Older Kids

By afternoons, I had texted my husband approximately 47 times about his arrival time that evening, Facetimed with my sister and her kids, and asked my mom to watch someone so I could go to the bathroom. I probably read a few blogs and dreamed about a dinner on wooden plates with copper napkin rings or a flat lay of something involving lavender stalks…

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It's not an end. It's a beginning.

The first moment after birth--the first postpartum moment in that family's existence--means everything has changed. Everything is made new. The parents are beginning to know and be formed by their new little one. The baby is beginning to know and be formed by his or her parents. Then, of course, this expands into every person and creature this baby will encounter along the way, from siblings to relatives to friends, teachers, pets, gardens, and on and on and on.

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