Expect Something Beautiful with Laura Booz Podcast

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The Knit Hat

Laura Booz: The knitting club donates knit hats for the babies born at our local hospital, and the nurses select just the right hat for each baby. They had a hard time finding a hat to my newborn preemie, and it wasn’t because her head was too tiny and the hats were too big. It was because labor and delivery had gone on so long, and she had the noggin to show for it. The pediatrician said, “That’s quite a cone head.” 

And then as convincing himself, he added, “It will go down in time.” He recommended that I ever so gently press her head back into shape. Press her head back into shape? Was I hearing him correctly? She was so tiny and helpless. I was so tiny and helpless. If this was what it meant to be a mother, I was not cut out for it. I didn’t …

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About the Teacher

Laura Booz

Laura Booz

Laura Booz is the author of Expect Something Beautiful: Finding God's Good Gifts in Motherhood and the host of the Expect Something Beautiful podcast with Revive Our Hearts. She'll cheer you on, share practical ideas, and point out the … read more …