Monthly Archives: February 2013

Alina’s Birth Story

Nothing like holding a sleeping 4-day old babe in a sling while writing about her birth. Especially as I am not the one recovering from the labor. Nothing like sitting and typing while my 4-day old niece is peacefully nursing … Continue reading

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Alina Nari Lee

Where did that name come from?! That’s the $1,000,000 question in the house – here and in Kyrgyzstan, Olga’s mother country. In both countries, it was widely circulated that the new baby was named Katherine. Let’s just be clear, that … Continue reading

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The Waiting Game

I am up at midnight – typing instead of sleeping – waiting for my sister-in-law to wake up to tell me it’s time to go to the hospital. This is the part of pregnancy, labor, and birth that I ALWAYS … Continue reading

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