Free Falling…

I’m at a loss for how to start. I’ve retyped an intro multiple times. Is it because my brain turned to mush several weeks back when my milk supply went wonky when I had strep? The hormones made me just as unintelligent and emotional as when my milk first letdown after Maya was born. Let’s … More Free Falling…

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Happy Midwives Day

For my midwife, Kelli Johnson, and all midwives everywhere. If you live in Central Florida, please join us at a rally in downtown orlando tonight in support of International Midwives Day!

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Everyday Blessings

Whoa, how time flies. Maya is almost 18 months old. She can talk – repeats almost every word I ask, says “please” and “thank you” even when I don’t request it, knows the color blue, she learned sign language from Yuki (which in turn taught me), knows all of her body parts, sings, dances, does … More Everyday Blessings

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My Giant

Dang, I just looked up Maya’s stats, and she’s a friggin giant. She’s officially eight months now and weighs 25.6 pounds and is 29 inches long. Apparently, she’s about four months ahead of schedule. I thought her hands were huge when she was born… it never occurred to me that one day, my little junebug … More My Giant

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Children Educate Themselves III: The Wisdom of Hunter-Gatherers | Psychology Today

For hundreds of thousands of years, up until the time when agriculture was invented (a mere 10,000 years ago), we were all hunter-gatherers. Our human instincts, including all of the instinctive means by which we learn, came about in the context of that way of life. And so it is natural that in this series … More Children Educate Themselves III: The Wisdom of Hunter-Gatherers | Psychology Today

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