Babies Are Overwhelmingly Gracious

Me and my son at 4 months old son with his big genuine smile (not the reflex smile of a 6-week old). Author’s photo.

Going through my journals (I love rereading back entries), I’m surprised by how I managed to get any writing down through postpartum brain fog. I was back then a breastfeeding mom to a noisy, willful, and expressive baby boy who fed every 2 to 3 hours. Nights were sleepless, days even more so. I don’t remember being capable of…

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Ivery del Campo

Ivery del Campo

Beach mom. Chef's wife. Literature prof, writer.