Tag Archives: babies

The Great Parenting Conspiracy

When I became a parent, No one said to me: You’ll spend the next forever Tired as hell and soaked in wee. When I became a parent, Not one person thought to say: Even when she’s 6 months old Your … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Life, Family, Frivolity and Frippery, Life Lessons, Parent-Child, Parenting, Poems about Children, Relationships | Tagged , , , , | 14 Comments

Futile Lullaby

Twinkle twinkle little star, Force me to sing one more bar, Of this rather dreary song, And my will, will not be strong. I sing it softly to induce Your sleep, but please hand me a noose, For this is … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Life, Family, Frivolity and Frippery, Parent-Child, Parenting, Poems about Children, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Missing Manual

The manual was missing, When our first child was born. So we decided to wing it, And rear what we’d spawn, Without even a quick start guide. You might think us mad But we didn’t know child-rearing Could quickly turn … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Parent-Child, Parenting, Poems about Children | Tagged , , , | 26 Comments

Incomprehensible

As I watch my children soundly sleep, Their world without a care, Their faces sweet and innocent, And softly framed by hair; I wonder just how anyone Can bring themselves to harm, The babies that are in their care And … Continue reading

Posted in Emotions, Family, Poems about Children | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments