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Voice for Radio

They said she had a voice for radio. That her voice had been blessed. And that angels played on the strings of her vocal chords. That her mind had the ability to cough up words from other dimensions that she, danced on the streets of clouds. 134 more words


Lyric Embryos

Some people feel really uncomfortable with “sad” poetry, yet when they hear a sad song, they appreciate it. Don’t they realize that most sad songs started out as sad poetry?


I did it! (And I'll never do it again!)

After Marta gave birth to Nico, I think I had a post up for you all in two days. This time around, when it was me doing the evacuate-baby-from-body work, it’s taken me close to two weeks. 2,099 more words

Labor Pains

Focus on your Little One and not the Labor Pains!

Jakob is the best thing that’s happened to us this year 2016 despite the challenges that we have been facing right now. He came out of the womb and experience the outside world at 2:45pm on the 16th of January, the day after my mother-in-law’s birthday and on the day my mother celebrated her birthday. 1,386 more words


Delivering a baby... What is right?

I am a first time mother and have considered this question quite so many times when I was nearing the due date that it feels ridiculously old news to me. 642 more words

Mom Stuff

The Countdown Begins

This idea of a due date is funny. I realized at some point that I was sort of thinking of it like a timer. Like I’m a soup that just needs to boil for a certain number of minutes. 776 more words

Pregnancy 101

Race Report: Labor Pains 12-Hour

I often find myself commenting on the paradox of age. As we grow up, we form very clear impressions of what it means to be an adult. 1,347 more words