what we can learn from #aprilthegiraffe

I tuned into the live feed of April, the expecting giraffe, out of curiosity¬†over a week ago. It really worked as a distraction from writing in here, plus I kept reading "breaking news" about it. I searched through the Facebook and once the stream was set-up, found myself somehow calmed by April's presence. She's just… Continue reading what we can learn from #aprilthegiraffe

my valentine day vbac birth story

In celebration of my daughter's second birthday, I am sharing her birth story. Birth stories are among my favorite blog posts to read, as each birth is unique. I plan to share my other two kid's birth stories near their birthdays this year as well. Two years ago, I found myself on my back with… Continue reading my valentine day vbac birth story

the art of holding one’s tongue (or fingers)

I am a member of many "Birth Month" Mom Groups - groups made up entirely of women expecting a baby the same month you are. Groups vary in size; most of the ones I'm a part of have about a hundred or so other women in them. They are often secret so they stay private.… Continue reading the art of holding one’s tongue (or fingers)