Posts Tagged: storks

That Baby Wants to Break You Up

“The baby is trying to break us up,” my husband announced. “And we have to work together to defeat him.” Once he put it like that, I actually felt better about the whole thing. While I was pregnant, I felt closer to Steve than I ever had before, and that was saying something. Together for 10 years, we'd always been best friends, and we looked forward to what lay ahead with a gratitude that we’d be going through it together. But once the kid was outside of me, that warm anticipation frayed away to raw nerves, irritability, and fear. I had always been so confident in my relationship with my [...]


A Bedtime Story

If black-and-white drawings, ancient birds, and people dying appeal to you as much as they do to me, you might enjoy this story on the Giant, Baby-Eating Storks of Yesterday.