Memories

Jan 06, 2010
When I was seven, I fell in love with all things pony.  My parents bought me a book about horses and pretty soon, I was begging them to stuff a half-ton animal into their suburban backyard.  Their refusal seemed to me →MORE...

Dec 18, 2009
Shortly before I gave birth to Charlotte, my husband and I ran across a few of my old journals.  They were tucked away in a box in the guest room, those once-loved old things, and they were covered in dust and →MORE...

Over the past few days, for one reason or another, I have found myself reliving the experience of birthing Charlotte. Bringing new life into this world was, hands down, the most empowering event of my life.  Childbearing was, in my experience, →MORE...

Jul 17, 2009
I was pregnant once before. The peculiar thing about miscarriage, the one aspect of it that I still cannot understand, is that a life is lost.  One day, my belly held our future.  The next day, it did not.  One day, →MORE...

Jul 13, 2009
They say that at the end, you think about the beginning. In my experience, this is true.  Which, of course, means that as this pregnancy slowly approaches its finish, I think about how it began.  The nearer I come to birthing →MORE...