Life as I know it

I have come a long way, I wonder in disbelief, As my little one turns a year old, I breathe a sigh of relief. I’m done with the hard part, I think to myself, The pregnancy, the discomfort, the occasional disgust with oneself. I barely collect my thoughts when my elder one comes along, “What…

A Mother’s Gaze

Inthe still and quiet of the night, long after her children have slept in theirbeds, the mother gazes at them with a mother’s gaze. Amother’s gaze is filled with awe. How could such beautiful creatures be hercreation? How could something so tiny be so perfect and so precious? She can’timagine a sight more peaceful than…