Mindful writing — the art of paying attention
Moms are always ready about a week before the due date. Babies don't seem to mind staying in the comfort of the womb. Better late than too early.
I might send her a copy of your comment! She was VERY fed up and impatient, but of course is simply delighted now.
A new year, a new birth - new beginnings.
It does seem right to balance a death in the family with a new birth. (Although it's not a blood relationship, this young woman and her parents always felt like family to Andrew and me.)