birth / community / compassion / connectivity / Mother's day / parenting / women

AP Moms Don’t Think We’re Better Than You: We Just Want Our Kids To Be

Yes, yes I am. And so are you. There is a lie going around the internet. It’s perpetuated and exacerbated by social media sites, newspapers, magazines and most scarily, mothers themselves. This damaging and divisive lie is everywhere these days, and is growing like a cancer in our society. The lie is that mothers can be … Continue reading

activism / current events / feminism / holidays / midwives / women

Let’s Learn About: International Day of the Midwife

Although Americans tend to celebrate Cinco de Drinko on May 5th, (and hardcore Star Wars nerds follow up “May the 4th Be With You” with “Revenge of the 5th”) there is another International celebration much more near and dear to my heart: The International Day of the Midwife. What prompted to me write my first post was … Continue reading

birth / midwives / natural birth / parenting / patpatforever / pregnancy / progressive parenting

Let’s Start At The Very Beginning: A Progressive Perspective On Birthing

Well… where IS the beginning? For me, both the blog and the parenting start with giving birth; something I am set to do any day, hour, even minute from now. (And if it’s not TMI right off the bat, I’m 40 weeks as of today, I’ve been 4cm dilated for a week and 3 since … Continue reading