What is a ‘shitty’ mother? What makes a bad parent in your eyes? Is it someone who doesn’t breastfeed? Someone who yells at their kids? Someone who hits their kids? Someone who won’t even have kids? Someone who has children while poor, or disabled, or mentally ill, or Atheist, or … Continue Reading →


Zephyra’s Birth Video

A non-graphic video of my second home VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) to a baby girl, born June 2nd 2011 at 7lbs 14oz and 21″ long. 🙂 Contains a bit of nudity, but nothing graphic and no crowning shots. A bum crack and some boob but that’s about it! So … Continue Reading →


Adorable baby is adorable. My days are a mess of tandem pumping, washing and sterilizing, attempting to feed with the cleft bottles or the Haberman, nurse some more, try and get baby to sleep, try and nap myself… repeat, repeat, repeat. I’m doing okay in spite of it; I’m handling … Continue Reading →


I wrote a big entry and my computer crashed in the middle. I lost everything except my links and quotes. Arrrghhh. It appears to be fall. September 1st came and the temperature fell 15 degrees, my arthritis became unbearable, my neighbors have crispy leaves on their lawn, and Curtis biked … Continue Reading →