Overheard

Noah: “Mom, you make my heart feel so happy!”

The baby is kicking

For the last 10 days Daria has been telling me the baby is moving and kicking. Yesterday, that same baby kicked hard enough for me to feel it. Which, of course, brought a big grin upon my face. I still find this whole experience exciting. There is something magical about a new life, and I’m so grateful for this baby and the palpable sign that he or she is alive and well. That little push meant so much to me after watching what Daria has gone through this year. Daria also had an ultrasound this week and the little baby looks pretty cute in profile. I counted fingers and toes and we’re all good. Unfortunately, the radiologist technician wasn’t willing to try and identify the baby’s sex so we are still in the dark there. Perhaps a follow-up...