Why I’m Not Afraid to Raise My Kids in this World

I’ve recently seen a lot of posts from other moms expressing their concern for the world in which their children are growing-up.  “What kind of world am I bringing my kids into?” “How can I keep them safe in a world like this?” “I fear for my children’s futures.”  I am not denying that we […]

Thou Shalt Not Suffer: Having the Birth You Want vs. Having the Birth You Need

Birth is a beautiful thing – our bodies work for months on creating a life, and once the baby is ready to be born, our body knows exactly what to do.  The process is difficult, long, and painful, and varies for each individual woman.  But a woman’s birth experience, I believe, frames how the baby […]