Little Angela Smith, daughter of the honoree, assisted her mother by unwrapping of the dainty baby gifts, arranged on a beautiful white with coral bathinette
, a gift from several of the sorority sisters ...
Life's hard enough without having to secretly go home, get in a bathinette
, and have a pregnant woman nurse me.
There are moments we record so indelibly that when the smell of popcorn, say, or a phrase from Grieg wafts across the room, you see a mother standing at a bathinette
, a baby fat and slippery under her hands, piles of cotton diapers on a shelf in three neat stacks, white as blossoms.