posts tagged: motherhood

Analytical Baby 2.0: A VBAC Story

Background: My son was a planned home birth with a wonderful and supported labor, until we had to transfer when it was discovered after hours of pushing that he was posterior brow presentation.  He was born by cesarean on Christmas … Keep Reading…

A Whovian Tale of Crazy Momma Love

I had planned it all so perfectly.  Our departure time was meticulous – as late as we could leave and still be relatively sure of getting seats next to each other.  I never would’ve left him at night, seeing how … Keep Reading…

My Breastfeeding Journey: Crazy Hard, Crazy Worth It

Did you know that August is National Breastfeeding Month?  Sure is.  And did you know that August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week?  Yep, true story.  So I’m sneaking in a breastfeeding post just in the nick of time, because I’m … Keep Reading…

Motherhood Means

“Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” – Elizabeth Stone Yes, motherhood means having your heart go walking around outside your body, but motherhood … Keep Reading…

Serving Through Mothering

When I first wanted to teach yoga, it was pretty selfish.  I wanted to learn more about yoga, improve my practice, and it would be fun to get to design classes and be the one at the front of the … Keep Reading…

Married With Children: Not As Easy As It Sounds

I had read while pregnant that 83 percent of new parents experienced a moderate to severe crisis in the marriage during the transition to parenthood.  WHOA.  I was prepared that it might be hard, so I made a commitment to prioritize … Keep Reading…

Torn Apart and Rebuilt

In the weeks after I had my baby, I was desperate for support, and I searched the internet for articles describing what I was going through, for anyone who had felt like I had felt and made it through, for … Keep Reading…