Dear First Born

Dear First Born, You amaze me. I meticulously tried to prepare you for the arrival of your twin sisters, now 11 months. I bought all the books. I brought you to ultrasound appointments so you could see the babies swimming around in Mommy’s belly. We took a Big Sibling class where you learned how to […]

You were the First

I bought you a book called You Were the First, and as I read it to you, a heavy stream of tears fell from my eyes. You didn’t seem to understand the message of this book, that you were—are—my first baby, the one who transformed from just a person to parent, and that soon, you […]