Feelings

Kaplan_When it Gets Too Quiet

When It Gets Too Quiet

When you were born, I worried when it got too quiet. Though you slept beside me in your bassinet, sometimes in my bed, I looked over at you again and again making sure I could see your chest rise and fall. When it got too quiet, I laid awake, listening for your breath. Were you […]

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Actions Greater Than Words

Actions (Greater Than) Words

My mind works in a weird, and winding, and tangly way. For example, the other day, I was driving along, and RANDOMLY (my mind is weird, winding, tangly, AND random) thought, “Is it strange that I don’t have any recipes that are my “speciality?” You know, like “Hayley’s Famous Enchiladas”, or “Hayley’s Killer Brownies.” Something […]

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First vs Second Pregnancy

First vs Second Pregnancy: My How Things Change

The first time you get pregnant is SO special. Everything is new, you’re experiencing a whole host of new emotions and sensations, and you’re evolving into a mommy. You’ve got nine savory months of just you and that little baby in your belly; you spend your evenings reading pregnancy books and your weekends decorating the nursery. […]

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