The beautiful coat of armor I had so skillfully constructed around my pain instantly became a straightjacket the moment the world changed to look more terrifying than I had ever imagined it could be. Writing this article is part […]
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I was speaking to another circus mom the other day and she mentioned enjoying flying trapeze because of the adrenalin rush. I was shocked. “Oh man! Adrenalin rush – GAH! I do NOT have an enjoyable relationship with adrenalin!” […]
I blamed my mother. Didn’t you? Do you still? It is so handy isn’t it? And people seem so happy to support us in our choice to blame our mothers don’t they? If life is hard, it must be […]
There is a population of us who have worked our way out of an existence of purely surviving. Some even say we are thriving. We know the pain of living, wondering when the next panic may flare. Is it […]
Several friends of mine have written blogs recently focused on the topic of women to women horizontal violence. This summer, Cristen Pascucci of Improving Birth wrote “Catty B****s”& Why we’re All Losing the Mommy Wars. Kathi Valeii of Birth Anarchy […]
That Sexuality and Birth are interconnected is indisputable; however, our existing social conversation has divorced itself so completely from this idea that we, as individual humans, struggle with their marriage as a concept, let alone as an embodied reality. As […]