Tuesday, 25 March 2014

A helping hand

I had the pleasure of helping this big white elephant get going on the first few hours of his life tonight. He's a big calf and his momma is short on milk. So he's got a few things going against him but he was more than willing to try. As I was trying to help him keep the tit in his mouth, I actually couldn't help but sympathize with him and his momma. I was remembering when we brought our first-born home and struggles I had learning to nurse my baby. Now most women in this world would be offended to be compared to a cow.

But in all reality, we're not so different from eachother are we? Just mommas trying to do the best we can for our babes.

And sometimes we all can use a helping hand.


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