For my daughter, Evangeline Sofia, who celebrated her first birthday on the second day of October.
“A tent?” I replied, laughing. “In the living room? What?”
When we were children, my sister Alyssa and I built tents in our living room, draping sheets over strategically positioned chairs. But it had been years since I had roughed it indoors.
Becki had always nested, so it occurred to me that her request for a tent might not be so strange after all. When she craves comfort, she surrounds herself with pillows, blankets, boxes of Kleenexes, teacups filled with cherished Chinese teas, and copies of Vogue magazine.
She had never enlisted my help in building a nest before though. I knew male birds sometimes helped females build their nests, but—
Could she be pregnant? [Read more…]