how a walk in the rain is like labor

notes from the hood (parenthood)

first of all, let me say that there is nothing worse than a pregnant hypochondriac.  i am the health insurance company’s worst nightmare.  at this point, feel free to come any time baby bwuza.  not that i haven’t enjoyed having you as a guest for nearly ten months, but i’m kicking you out without your continental breakfast.  early check out, they call it in the hotel business.  you get a partial refund.  i think i’ve been through enough medical drama thus far.  it’s time to end the show, not the lazy drawn-out ending we had in mind, savoring the last moments, but a more sudden farewell.  a surprise ending.

second of all, it occurred to me as i went for my daily constitutional yesterday how much walking in the rain can be equated with labor.

even though it looked like rain, people with as nervous a temperament as i have…

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Author: Terry

Welcome! I am a Waldorf and unschooling-inspired homeschooling parent of three, ages 2, 4, and 7 living in the Lansing area of Michigan writing from the front lines of parenthood. Join me as I try to navigate homeschooling and bask in the craziness of life with young ones. Feel free to leave a comment. I would love to hear from you! Thanks for stopping by!

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