Baby, In many ways, you were conceived five years ago – or at least, the idea of you was. Your fathers too-blue eyes. My red-gold hair. His habit of wandering off. My stubbornness. At first we wanted to name you Moxie. Then Happenstance. Then Thomasin. Are you feeling grateful for whatever name you’ve ultimately ended […]

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Fresh Hope

Hi Baby. It’s been five years since your father and I started trying for a baby. It’s been four years since I started sending you emails. It’s been three years since we started seeing fertility doctors. It’s been a year since I started to lose hope. We still think about you all the time, always. […]

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