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Pain and depression, childbirth pain and mothering

Mothers like me who had a home birth and mothers who had surgical birth experienced pain in different ways. When I was teaching childbirth, I shared my stories but each mother can create their own memories during childbirth. 542 more words


About a Boy

For nearly ten years, I have been re-enacting my own version of Gorillas in the Mist. I observe, sometimes making mental notes. Sometimes I have a flash of understanding that breaks through like a ray of sunshine on a gray, winter day. 1,039 more words

From The Heart

Memories Of Mother... Post 51: Care Mail

The picture you see above is a photo of the postcard written by a good friend of mine from work.

There were many people who were good and kind enough to write out encouraging and well wishing postcards to my Mother after she received her cancer diagnosis. 227 more words

Live (Yesterday) from New York!

By Riva Preil

Even if you snoozed, you DIDN’T lose your chance!  If you missed yesterday’s live episode of The Pelvic Messenger, May the Floors Force Be With You with Diane Lee, you can STILL listen to it and enjoy her knowledge and wisdom. 286 more words

Women's Health

Archivist's View on Baby Milestone Photos

I’ve been seeing more and more of those “baby milestone” (or “baby month-by-month” or “baby growth-progress” or “hey look how much bigger I am!” or whatever you want to call them) photos, especially on Facebook, lately. 910 more words


Ramblings of a 23 Year Old

So I decided it was finally time to commit. I am going to actually post and manage my blog. I cannot count the numerous attempts at journals, diaries, blogs, and websites that I have tried over the years. 784 more words


Woolf on Wednesday

“They must find a way out of it all. There must be some simpler way, some less laborious way, she sighed. When she looked in the glass and saw her hair grey, her cheek sunk, at fifty, she thought, possibly she might have managed things better— her husband; money; his books. 214 more words