Easy Cheap Rainy Day Toddler Craft

There's basically a hurricane outside my window today. No, seriously. A late season Nor'Easter is bombing out over my house. We should get over 3 INCHES of rain today and the winds are 75+mph for gusts. It's nasty out. So, despite extreme disapproval of my kids, we will not be going outside today. However, that …

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42 Weeks in, 42 Weeks out: a Letter to my UBAC Baby

Dear Inara, There is so much joy surrounding you that I almost have no words for this letter. You have been a part of our lives for your 42 week gestation and now you are just about 11 months. However, these pictures are from the day your gestation matched your time Earthside and earlier. During …

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Just Believe Women. My New Year’s Challenge to You

I've spent the whole year not talking about it. But tonight, on the last night of 2017, a post came across my feed that showed just how much we MUST talk about it. There were many things about my childhood that weren't common as childhood goes. Surviving years of abuse doesn't come lightly. But amongst …

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Guess What? A Healthy Baby Isn’t All That Matters!

Have you ever shared something about your birth that was less than perfect?  Maybe it was something disrespectful that was said, bodily autonomy that was taken, silence that was forced upon you, or any other number of things that go wrong in mainstreams births.  Then, after you've shared that bit of painful truth, the person …

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