How to prepare for a second baby

  It’s been a while since I’ve offered up my favorite type of advice. If you’re a parent or have even spoken aloud that you someday intend to become a parent, then you know this type of advice intimately. It’s unsolicited advice, of course. So here’s a little bit more (because there’s never enough) about…

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Crosby’s Birth Story

I shared this story over on http://www.hellomytribe.com and I’m sharing it here, too, with a little intro to say this:¬†It is¬†hard to write a birth story! I spent way too much time on this and I’m still not satisfied. How do you put into words an experience that is so intensely physical and deeply internal?…

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permission to be disappointed

As this pregnancy winds down (or ramps up), I’ve had this idea for something I’ve wanted to write about for several months but it’s felt risky to say out loud. And at the same time, it feels risky to not say it because soon I might forget that the feeling even existed. So, here we…

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