First in this week ….Michael’s take on the first Xploration Challenge of 2022.
It’s new … does it mean it’s welcome?
My wife went into labour at what I thought was the most inopportune time. Barely a year before my son had been born. He was a difficult child, demanding, and a law unto himself.
I felt as though I had finally gotten a handle and how best to deal with him when I was faced with the prospect of having to go through it all again.
As we drove to the hospital my resentment grew. I felt trapped into an everlasting struggle with babies.
But when baby is due and making all the signs of coming out into the world there is not much you can do but be there and see what happens.
In the labour ward, there was a huge photo on the wall of a flowing stream, I think it was meant to provide mothers with a sense of…
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