After the 4th or 5th month is when you’ll know if your marriage will survive, the electrician said,
Once he learned we were new parents
It’s that hard…we agreed.
A news team was asking for proudest family moments this year
How could I say
Our prized achievement was weaning our daughter off her G-Tube
Long before anyone expected it to happen
Completely on our own
Against the direction of the best pediatric hospital in the country
If you fail at this endeavor,
Your doctors can have your child removed from your home
It seems our litigious system has made medicine too conservative
And instinctual parenting risky
“We don’t often see success”
They told us, when she succeeded.