Things are coming along around here. We have a dining room that is reasonably apportioned. Our towels and sheets have their own shelves in a linen closet! Various things like tea and lentils and potato peelers are starting to be organized, and sometimes I open the right drawer or cabinet on the first try. These… Read More Small victories and a recipe request
Here’s a titillating preview of my latest post on the rad Get Born blog: Maybe, like me, you read this Time magazine article a couple years ago and it scared the crap out of you… Head over to Get Born to read the rest and share your reaction to whole fetal origins palava.
Head over to Get Born to read my latest post about how the Slow Mom movement not only churns out better children, but also saves the environment.
You may have already connected the dots: the exhaustion, the infrequent posts, the hamburger eating and overwhelm. I’m pregnant. This was a deliberate impregnation of the lightning fast variety. I got the news after 10 days of systematic pregnancy tests. Every day I got a negative, I would mentally scream “Liar!” at the benign looking… Read More Two big announcements
I started interviewing new moms for my “Becoming a Mother” video series back in December. Getting to know them and editing the footage of our conversations (albeit slowly! I’m aiming to post another video soon, of T and her baby at 3 and 7 weeks postpartum) has reminded me of the joy and power of… Read More The Second Time Around
As I mentioned a couple of posts ago, I recently assisted a childbirth class as part of my doula certification. On the last night of the class, all of the couples took turns talking about their fears, how excited they were, what they’d learned. One woman said something to the effect of, “It’s crazy that… Read More On becoming a mother