As most new parents know, the first few months of a new baby's life can be a bit of a blur. Between constantly waking to feed the baby, change the baby, rock the baby, and so on, it is nearly impossible to get a good nights sleep.
I want to hold the hands of the African-American community and Baton Rouge residents and tell them it will be okay. I want them to know I acknowledge their pain and their hope for peace. I want them to know that I support them because that is what you do for people in need. Even if you don’t know them or you cannot relate to their experiences that are not yours.
You read that correctly.
I do this work for the money. I am a doula with the goal to pay my bills.
There is a picture somewhere of me holding up the doll that Christmas, looking at the camera like the completely ungrateful child I was.
Like other moms, I have often felt completely consumed in the every day life of parenthood. Just trying to make it from one day to another and keep the kid alive and the house standing.
They want their grilled cheese brown, but not too brown! Cut the crust parts off and cut them into triangles please. No! Wait! Squares!!! You RUINED it!!! Make it again!