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What I Stand For

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. All You Need is

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My Birth Story

After reading Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth and reading/watching tons of natural birth stories, I had an image of how I wanted my birth to go. At the same time,

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Week 1 – Hello World!

We made it through week 1! Wow so many ups and downs. I haven’t cried this much or felt this overwhelmed ever. Between breastfeeding, recovering, and just starting to bond

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Week 38 – Nesting

I don’t think I understood what nesting meant until this weekend. With Andy’s amazing help, I literally checked every to-do on my list, including random things like hanging up picture

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Week 37 – In Between

My doula Julie sent me this lovely article today (http://www.mothering.com/articles/the-last-days-of-pregnancy-a-place-of-in-between/) that articulates exactly how I’m feeling – stuck in a place of in between. For me, it’s been a place