I have big thoughts about the idea of getting one’s “body back” after having a baby. The conversation that surrounds post-baby-bodies frames it as though nothing but damage occurs during pregnancy and birth; that it is solely something from which to recover. It’s reminiscent of getting in a car accident and taking your vehicle into… Read more »
Life With The Os Category
in hopeful expectation
I was blessed this weekend by a dear friend who has a gift. Kelly Sauer is a destination wedding and portrait photographer. She is also a visionary. When she asked me what feel I wanted for my maternity photo shoot, I struggled for words. Finally, the best description I could muster came to me: “I want to… Read more »
writing and packing.
You know how sometimes you’re sitting with a friend who is newer to blogging and her excitement is palpable? And how sometimes that makes you realize what a bear it has all become to you? And sometimes you just want to go back and make it fun again? You want to forget what people say… Read more »
a letter to my oboy at 4 years and 2 months old
Dear OBoy, I want to tell you something so that I remember it and so that you can know that it happened when this day has long past. Yesterday afternoon we went to the grocery store as a family. Just this week you have started to be able to fully buckle and unbuckle yourself from… Read more »