Monthly Archives: April 2010

We say the darnedest things

Navelgazing Bajan: So, what special thing do you have planned for Mother’s Day?
C: (Blank look) Read the rest of this entry

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You can take the girl out of the island but…


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Sleep is for suckers!

At 12:30 am, Baby E got his second wind.

Ten minutes earlier he’d fallen asleep in my arms while nursing. I carried him upstairs, a balancing act so delicate that Olympic gymnasts are in awe. I carefully placed him onto our bed while silently reciting The Mother’s Prayer, “Please stay asleep, please stay asleep…” Then came the awful sound — a whimper.

Damn. Read the rest of this entry

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