Not Having a Birth Plan Made Me Less Anxious

When I was pregnant with my first baby, I knew what a birth plan was. I knew what went into one and that many women have them. In theory. When I was pregnant with my first, I was a busy graduate student attending classes, trying to get through my practicum placement that required me to … Continue reading Not Having a Birth Plan Made Me Less Anxious

Smile: My Miscarriage Story

My son was born almost 4 years ago, before "rainbow baby" was a commonly used term. I certainly hadn't heard of it until he was 1. Even though he is a rainbow baby, I have a hard time thinking of him in that way. He isn't my rainbow. He is something else altogether. I remember … Continue reading Smile: My Miscarriage Story

Fairy tales

I had planned to actually start typing up The Blue Caverns over the weekend (it's been easier for me to write in a notebook before typing things up lately) so I could at least post part of the beginning. But... pregnancy isn't always kind to me, so that never happened. Now forced to abandon those … Continue reading Fairy tales