The birth of advocacy

It happened again.I got a dreaded phone call from a girlfriend who lost her full term baby, abruptly, unexpectedly- in the dangerous passage from warm comfortable uterus to the sharp, cold air of the birth room. As always, I cried. I cursed the world. I stopped breathing for a minute, the pain impenetrable, then exhaled, anguished. My heart races and I hold my hand over my mouth, "No, no." The unthinkable has happened....more

You are unlimited

  Last Friday night, for a minute, i died. ...more
Thanks Victoria! It means a lot that other people can take from the experience, too.more

the deep breath of parenthood

Well, we did it. We made it through the sixth birthday. But with it came profound questions, transitions and challenges. With it came Grade One....more
The thing we are learning in our education system is all children learn differently, some ...more

Teaspoons of Sugar

City of Ghosts

 Ghosts. They really catches up with us up by times. Our ghosts, they haunt us, they  involve us, and they embrace us. Usually we go to them....more

Docked, Climbed, Awed

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Thanks for reading! The one thing I didn't expect: that my five year old would be my ROCK. And ...more

Celebrating our 5th on Hou Hai Lake, Beijing

People say that it’s good luck to give wood for the fifth anniversary. I’m not sure why, but I think it’s probably got something to do with the adding of experiential rings; growing together, evolving. The roots that flourish bring life to more and more buds, each new year that you are together....more

Celebrating our 5th on Hou Hai Lake, Beijing

People say that it’s good luck to give wood for the fifth anniversary. I’m not sure why, but I think it’s probably got something to do with the adding of experiential rings; growing together, evolving. The roots that flourish bring life to more and more buds, each new year that you are together....more