Naked sentimentality

We celebrated my daughter’s birthday yesterday. Which is only literary because it made me think of this Elizabeth Stone quote all day.

“Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.”

2 thoughts on “Naked sentimentality

  1. Alison Acheson

    Yes. When I was unexpectedly pregnant with my third son, I felt very much that it was to have that same heart, torn in three, moving in different directions. An amazing quote, Tanya–thanks!

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