We just got back from two weeks in France so I am taking a few days to regroup and organize my thoughts! Till Thursday, Hugs! Maya
So far I have thanked many people in my “village”. I have acknowledge people that have left, those that have come back, family, and friends that have always been there. Today I want to talk about a new special group of friends that I have affectionately termed my “baby mommas” and “the baby momma dads”. … Continue reading My Village: 4 of 4: My Baby Mommas!
There are some relationships that come and go, and then there are those that stick around no matter what. Family is obviously huge, but there are also some friendships that from day one you know are going to last a looooong time! First off family… what can I say… family to me is the most … Continue reading My Village: 3 of 4: Solid as a Rock
Today I want to acknowledge people that have come back into my life and those that have left it. My “village” is changing and I am sure that it will continue to do so. A few people told me that when you have a baby many relationships will end up changing. I listened to this … Continue reading My Village: 2 of 4: My Village is Changing!
I wanted to take some time over the next two weeks and acknowledge me and N's “village”. “It takes a village to raise a child” Is an African proverb that I think many people have now heard! I often find myself referring to those people that are supporting me, N and little H as our … Continue reading My Village: 1 of 4: What is a Village?
I remember staring at our little peanut when she was very little (ok and not so long ago when she was asleep) for hours and just wondering what kind of person she will be, what is she going to look like when she is older, what is she going to sound like, what is she … Continue reading She Got It From Her Momma!
If you are having a baby in June, July or August I cannot recommend getting involved with Roots of Empathy enough! Roots of Empathy (lets go with ROE for short) brings together a baby with a school class for an entire year. Since October, H and I have been visiting the same classroom every three … Continue reading Roots of Empathy