What not to do when your child starts school

Is your child starting school this September? Here are some things you absolutely *shouldn’t* do. It’s been two years since my once tiny newborn daughter…Read more

My birth experience was so awful, I stopped going to the doctor

There’s the birth of my son as I wrote about it on my blog. Then there’s the rest of the story – the significant complications involved with my labor and delivery, an experience that was so distressing it took me a couple years to be more open about it. And then there are deeper wells of feelings and hurts, which I haven’t even begun to mine yet. This is to say that the birth of my son was traumatic —