Category: Family

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How do you plead?

It ocurred to me that there is a little extra something that a pregnant mother-to-be receives along with the nausea, tiredness, heartburn, and stretchmarks. Something that comes into it’s own after the pregnancy is over, and when the intensity of childbirth begins to fade. The difference is that it doesn’t seem to fade away, and there ...

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Up In Arms.

Reading an article in a parenting magazine recently, there were a couple of sentences that jumped out at me. It was basically telling new mothers that it’s okay to hold or nurse a newborn to sleep. That’s right. It is perfectly fine to hold, rock, feed, and soothe a newborn to sleep. The article went ...

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Judgement Days

Everywhere I turn lately it seems that judgement is being passed. On women. Across every form of media. It’s something I have ALWAYS heard in conversation as far back as I can remember. WHY? I accept that it’s human nature to make observations and form opinions. It’s also normal and right that we will never ...

A Letter To My Firstborn.

Dear A, So here you are, about to turn 18. I thought I would write you this letter to tell you a few things about you, me, and us. {We all know you love to talk, but for now just listen.} Back in 1993 your father and I went to Europe for our honeymoon. Two weeks ...

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A Letter To My 15 Year Old Self.

Dear Ana, Hey there cool chick! Yes, I do mean you. Just to really freak you out, this is a letter from yourself aged 38. I have decided that there are a few important things I think you might like to know. The first thing I really want you to know is that you should ...