Tag Archives: giving birth

A Little Tenderness

I’m in Starbucks crying, the happiness I promised myself nowhere to be found. While huddled in a corner wrapped in layers of wool, wondering if spring will ever come again, a baby in the tiniest red hoodie, toddles over to … Continue reading

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Baby Makes Three

On the heels of my essay, All Shook Up… https://athingirl.com/2013/11/13/im-all-shook-up/ about my very pregnant upstairs neighbor… that very night there was a shy knock on the door. “Who is it?” No answer. This is New York so I never answer … Continue reading

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I’m All Shook Up

Why am I all shook up? Because Millicent, the little Asian girl upstairs is about to give birth to Japan. She is so big I’m truly worried she’s going to tip over. The smallest of women carrying this force has … Continue reading

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Downer Abbey – Season 3 – Episode 4

No, that is not a typo. This past episode was so disturbing that I almost chose not to review it. Even my girl Maggie couldn’t save it for me. It begins with Sybil having early labor pains, the family all … Continue reading

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All Ain’t Fair In Love and War

A while back I penned a post called Memoir Unrequited complaining about an author’s reluctance to completely come clean. Well to counter that, I just read a memoir that rocked me to my core:  Ghosts By Daylight: A Memoir of … Continue reading

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