Browsing Archive: November, 2009

Power and Beauty and Truth

Posted by Emily Brooks on Thursday, November 12, 2009,
" I am powerful beyond measure",
she says.
I wish I were, too.
Powerful, beautiful, trusted -
As a human, individual and
as an adult.

Silence is a solution,
unless you have something to say.
Here the power comes in,
to just speak what needs said.

Beauty, factored on the inside,
does not belong as a prisoner.
Beautiful deserves to be heard,
at any cost...

and truth.
Brutal, yet selfless.
To be trustworthy
is to be powerful,
and beautiful.

Power can not be weakened,
because then it becomes blan...

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Bad Mommy Moment Number... I've lost count already.

Posted by Emily Brooks on Monday, November 9, 2009,

Yesterday I gave Lilly a suck of my Sweet Tarts cherry candy cane. She seemed to like it, but I do kind of wonder what kind of horrible habit I’ve started, and which teeth I’ve rotted.

Much like the one where I forgot to buckle her in her car seat and drove five miles to the hospital for her newborn screen. My mom went with us and as I was taking Lilly out of her car seat to get her ready, I wondered how she buckled her in under her jacket. Oops.

…or the time I was relaxing after p...

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It's Been a While!

Posted by Emily Brooks on Thursday, November 5, 2009,

A lot has happened since my last post. On September 18th, I became Emily Sutherlin, and on October 21st, we became incredibly proud parents of an amazingly beautiful baby girl, Lillian Olivia. She's 2 weeks old now. There's nothing better than life with her, even in the middle of the night when she decides not to sleep (though, here lately she has been sleeping fairly well through the night).

It's really difficult learning how to juggle evenly the balance between both mommy and wife. Someti...

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