childhood encompasses falls bumps bruises skinned knees

My daughters, Lea and Mika rolled off the bed at 5 and 6 months old, respectively. Both incidences happened on my watch when I just turned my back for a split second. The sound of the fall was so loud that my husband who was standing in the kitchen could hear it.

Honestly, I don’t know what I was thinking as it happened twice with two different babies. Oh wait; I wasn’t thinking because I was trying to juggle multiple things at once.  It was an accident but the guilt – oh the guilt ate me up.  Thank goodness both of them turned out fine with no concussions or broken bones. (more…)


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