Spirit to spirit: the wisdom of newborn babies I discovered the truth of this quote by C. S. Lewis as a mother and grandmother when I first looked into my newborn’s eyes. What I found most startling about infants is how aware they are, the obvious intelligence in their eyes. The baby in the womb and…… Continue reading Celebrating the Wisdom of a Newborn
To The Courage Newborns
Recently, I decided to write an article about someone who deserved to be commemorated. The first person to pop into my head was my five-week-old granddaughter, not some famous person who had accomplished great deeds. What I found most startling about this newborn, called Lila, was a look of utter surprise as she surveyed the world…… Continue reading To The Courage Newborns
Are You A Juggler and an Acrobat? You’d Make A Great Mother.
Once I became a mother, I discovered that it took at least 9-10 hours per day to nurse ,burpe, soothe, change and bathe a completely dependant tiny person and washing clothes (the baby’s as well as mine which were often blasted with spit up and other nasty surprises). I struggled to scrub floors daily because babies and toddlers…… Continue reading Are You A Juggler and an Acrobat? You’d Make A Great Mother.