When a baby is born you realize that the life you were living which seemed complete, really wasn’t. You thought your heart was full, but now you realize that it was really one adorable 6 lb 13 oz size too small. You see that even though you thought you had it all figured out, most of the wonderfulness of life is beyond your control, and you are just lucky to go along for the ride. And you suddenly see how photogenic yoghurt can make a face.
One year ago today I went for an appointment with my Doctor, and 4 hours later I had a baby girl. By the time the kids walked in the door after school, they were one sibling up the family ladder. Nothing with parenthood is how you expect.