It seems both logical, and beyond possibility that this day is almost here. That we are paused on the front step with our fingers hovering mere inches from the doorbell. Leading up to this crescendo, [...]
Read the books. Go to the classes. Get a doula. Write your birth plan. STICK to the birth plan. Do A, B & C and you’re golden. Those are the instructions that everyone gives you. Those are the tapes t[...]
About a week ago I received an extremely important text from someone. It read, “Thought of you when I saw this…,” and included an announcement from the Hallmark Channel stating that they would be rel[...]
This week, we have been featuring stories and wisdom that other women in our lives have taught us as mothers, women, sisters, friends, aunts...the list goes on. We've realized more than ever that "wis[...]
I remember when I became a new mom and got released from the hospital. I watched my mom help ME mom, so gracefully, so naturally, and so....easily.
I see your home-birth. I see your emergency C-section. I see your VBAC. I see your fears. I see your scheduled C-section. I see your adoption plan. I see your IVF needles. I see your tears. I see your[...]
We've discussed whether or not exercise is safe during pregnancy here, but lately a bigger conversation has been happening about postpartum care and how it needs to improve - for mama's mental, sociol[...]
Previously a fourth-grade teacher, I once considered myself a master at classroom management. It was both a blessing and a curse: a blessing, because my students were well-behaved (even with substit[...]