But what if we dislike them? It had taken my husband three years to ask me to marry him.
Sometimes an infant has more than one person as a primary care giver.
Winnicott believed that this parental preoccupation was essential to create a space, a holding environment were an infant would feel safe, held, emotionally contained and capable of being cared for and known.
I went from my natural baseline of being a champion snuggler to an Olympian of the sport, always training, always nearing the peak of my form.
But my son got that glow in his eyes, that moon-faced look of connection.
How heartbroken God will be! I was crafting the greatest hearts-and-minds campaign of my life.