I never thought I would have my babies at home, but that's exactly what I did. The first time I heard about home birth, I was in the fifth grade, and a classmate said she'd been born at home. I remember thinking her parents must have been hippies. In the years that followed, many of my … Continue reading Why Not Home
Race Report: Yeti Chase 5k
I signed up for a three-race series this fall. I figured this was a great way to stay motivated, save a little money, and avoid the aggravation of choosing all of the exact right races. I should have known this was a guarantee that the universe would thwart my oh-so carefully laid plans. Sure enough, I found … Continue reading Race Report: Yeti Chase 5k
Birth Story: She’s Here!
Just because I didn't announce it on Facebook doesn't mean it didn't happen...I gave birth to a healthy baby girl at home, once again! We are thrilled. And overwhelmed and sleep deprived. I started this blog post so long ago I can't even remember how many days its been... On the day I went into … Continue reading Birth Story: She’s Here!
An update: pregnancy, the home birth book and definitely not feeling blessed
Remember when I was really excited about my home birth book project? And how I didn't say anything about it for a while, and then I was consumed with Listen To Your Mother, and then I was obsessing about why, at this stage of my pregnancy, I can't just wear a damn two piece swimsuit … Continue reading An update: pregnancy, the home birth book and definitely not feeling blessed
Because I haven’t talked about birth lately…
About my last post... To clarify, I did not mean to imply that natural or home births are the only kinds of birth worth celebrating. The point of birth is to bring a baby into the world. When mom and baby come through childbirth healthy- no matter how that happens- it is ALWAYS a joy … Continue reading Because I haven’t talked about birth lately…