and then we were four: a birth story in motion.

A couple of weeks ago we shared our birth story in words. It was nice to remember our daughter’s birth from our memories but we are so happy and fortunate that Angie Klaus documented the day for us so that we can be transported back and relive all the love and strength and wonder that…

and then we were four: a birth story in words.

I wanted to write this down exactly as I remember it, which may or may not be exactly how it happened. I wanted to share this before I saw the video of that day, which I know I will treasure always and will share with you soon. This is how I recall the days leading…

on perception.

Dearest Niara, I’ve been here before. I know this place that smells of new skin and betadine and sour milk. I know this place that sounds of tiny coos and grunts from new lungs and the hum of the washing machine running more often than usual. Daddy and I lose track of what day and…