Catherine Anaya’s Latest Blog Post, “Adventures in Boy Land”

By admin August 11, 2015 07:30

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By: Catherine Anaya

When I learned I was pregnant with my son I was less than enthusiastic about having a boy. I didn’t know the first thing about raising one and I was admittedly scared. Giving birth to him was far easier than my daughter’s delivery and when I held him for the first time my heart melted away any lingering fears.

In a matter of days though he developed colic and his piercing cries that resulted from it made me wonder at times if it was merely a prelude to the challenges that would come with raising a boy.  If there was a challenge though, nothing was going to curb his dad’s enthusiasm over having a son to carry on the family name. He couldn’t wait to teach him how to throw a ball, coach him in baseball and watch sporting events together. Sometimes they butted heads but mostly they just hung out and grew to rely on each other the way a father and son do.

Read the full story here. 

By admin August 11, 2015 07:30

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