The unnoticed work of parenting can make you feel invisible, unappreciated and undervalued. This is the most important work you will ever do – and it is worthy of respect!
Parenting Is a Forever Job
Parenting the next generation is a forever job. It never ends. Thank goodness I have a Momma who knows that and leads by example!
A Mother’s Outrage
If you’re a white mother reading the headlines or watching Minneapolis burn and you’re not outraged, ask yourself one question: Why not? On this blog I’ve established that I’m not someone who cries very often: a couple of times a year, perhaps; on the other side of giving birth, for sure. It’s not that I […]
Dear Mom & Dad…
There’s the potential for friction between the generations when COVID-19 forces you to change your support system. Here’s what you need to know: today’s parents need more support than ever before!
What do new parenting and life amidst the Coronavirus have in common? Read on to find out.
I was on a trip with my husband to Boston to attend my god-daughter’s baptism. I was HUGELY pregnant with my first. Hours before the big event, I remember holding her sleeping body against mine when the urge struck: I needed to pee, and I needed to pee NOW! Her parents were not in the […]
Birth happens and then you tell the story… Having broad expectations about how things will go can help you have a positive experience, no matter how your story unfolds.
In this vulnerable post, I share a little bit about how I’ve moved from connection, through disconnection and back again to reconnection in my couple relationship.
Birth=Improv? Yes, and… No
Birth as improv may not be a laughing matter, but the “Rules of Improv” still apply.
Induction at 39 Weeks? You Might Want to Read This First…
Maybe you’ve read a few commentaries (or at least a few headlines!) about a major study called the ARRIVE Trial that came out in the New England Journal of Medicine. In that study, the authors concluded that there was a lowered risk of Cesarean Birth in first-time, low-risk Mommas who were induced at 39 weeks […]