Adventures In Sex Ed…Again

(Warning: if you are squeamish about breastfeeding and related anatomy…DO.NOT.READ.) It began with the words, “Mommy can you s-nugga me?” “Of course I can snuggle you, Julianna. C’mere.” Julianna cuddled up under my arm as we settled in for bedtime prayers. The younger boys were being pokey, as usual. Julianna rested her head against me…

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A Nursing Story

Two hours after Julianna was born, I was chomping at the bit, feeling irritable that they hadn’t brought her in for her first nursing, and trying to be patient. Then, of course, the doctor came in with the news of her chromosomal giftedness, and I don’t remember a whole lot after that. I think we…

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