Appreciating All Things

The pandemic has given me a deeper appreciation for the ordinary things we used to take for granted. Like trips to the supermarket which once upon a time we used to think of as one other thing we needed to do in order to live.Not anymore. Yesterday I went to the grocery again after six…

The Mother-Son Dance

Over the course of the last nine months, my son and I got to know each other better in ways that I believe would not have been possible if we had not been thrown into a lockdown. It wasn’t always easy to navigate the mother-son dance. He came into this world at the saddest point…

Give Thanks

It’s December. If one had begun the pandemic finding out they were pregnant, the baby would be due any day now. Nine months of waiting. And here we are still waiting. Perhaps with a little more hope than we did a few months ago, but still living through uncertainty, taking it one day at a…