False Start

Well, so. Had contractions all night last night and into this morning and then they vanished like the morning dew. I guess that’s what they call “false labor.” It’s interesting, this waiting game. I did not think I would be so impatient, but it seems that I am. I’ve tried all sorts of things to … More False Start

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A Big Ball of Fire

So, the guesses are pouring in & a friend of mine had a dream/vision that the baby was going to be born on the 20th, another friend who wondered when the baby would arrive heard “six!” – no coincidence that at 6am on the 20th we see a New Moon in Leo. Not to get … More A Big Ball of Fire

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So it begins…

Last Tuesday I got my first confirmation that my birth journey has officially begun. My midwife declared me 1-2 cm dilated and noted the baby was riding low, good indications I would deliver sooner rather than later. I could walk around for a couple of weeks like this, or bust into active labor at any … More So it begins…

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Blessing Way

It’s official: I’m blessed. This weekend I was the honored receipient of  preparatory ritual for motherhood surrounded by ten powerful and beautiful women in a gathering called a Blessing Way. What the heck is that, you ask? It’s the precursor of today’s modern baby shower, a ceremonial event to mark the passage to motherhood with … More Blessing Way

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