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Grasping at Moments

Pierce had a seizure this morning. Of all places to be, we were sitting with his pediatrician for his well check up. I had no idea he had even the slightest temperature. He was acting very sleepy, his head resting on my chest. Suddenly, he flung back, his eyes rolled, and his body began jerking uncontrollably.… Continue reading Grasping at Moments

My Heart

I am the Universal Momma

Yesterday, we were in the waiting room at the doctor’s office when the nurse popped in calling for a “Lauren.” Boston turned to me, “Oh, it is Lauren’s turn. When they say ‘Momma’ then it will be our turn!” Oh of course, we all know I am the universal momma indeed. 🙂 I was first humored,… Continue reading I am the Universal Momma

Happiness

I am the Luckiest of All

I was sitting by my daughter, enjoying the moment, when a medley I had made up during the first few months of her life came to my head. I began to sing it to her again: I’m the luckiest mommy in the whole wide world The luckiest mommy in the whole wide world For of all… Continue reading I am the Luckiest of All