Don Rhodes exudes a gentle calm. It could be the grandfatherly grey hair or tempered voice. Seated in a rocking chair, Rhodes shelters a premature infant in a red and white crocheted cap and hums. “I put them over my heart. The vibrations come through my chest to soothe them,” he says.
Rhodes has been putting babies and parents at ease for nine years. “I always tell any moms or dads I see in the nursery that I’m healthy, and the baby is in good hands. I think about how they might feel if they came around the corner and saw a strange man holding their child.” Continue reading “Tiny Treasures”