Special Delivery

My son was born into this world in the usual modern way, in a hospital with too much noise and bright lights. I was hoping for a nice home birth …

The Empathy & Self-Care Balance

I recently went to my first “parent-teacher” meeting at daycare – my daughter is four.  It went something like this: Teacher: “Your daughter shows so much empathy, it’s really amazing!  Not …

I Belong to Someone

“Little Girl, are you lost?” I grabbed at my mother’s skirt to show the supermarket clerk that I belonged to someone. “No. This is my Mommy.” I told her. She …