Life Lately {BABY Edition!}

So this happened: Our new little guy, Eamon (pronounced AY-mon), arrived in May after a whirlwind two hour (!!) drug-free (!!!!) labor, weighing 9 lbs 2 oz (!!!!!)....more

The Power of Story by Cynthia Lee

art and images by Cynthia Lee {A note from Beth: from May through August 2015, I am featuring some delicious guest writers here on the blog as I recover from pregnancy and birth and adjust to our new family rhythms (find more details here)....more

The Painting & Its Story by Deana Ruston

{A note from Beth: from May through August 2015, I am featuring some delicious guest writers here on the blog as I recover from pregnancy and birth and adjust to our new family rhythms (find more details here)....more

The Beautiful Mystery of the Creatrix by Dejah Beauchamp

image by Rafael Edwards via Creative Commons I don’t know why the word creatrix isn’t used more often. I think it’s a beautiful word for a woman.A creatrix has a rich and fulfilling life, full of varied encounters and adventures. She can’t be molded, branded, or truly known ....more

I'm Not Sad by Deana Ruston

image by Geoffrey Fairchild via a Creative Commons license {A note from Beth: from May through August 2015, I am featuring some delicious guest writers here on the blog as I recover from pregnancy and birth and adjust to our new family rhythms (find more details here)....more

The Curse of Superwoman by Cassie Hart

image by Angus via a Creative Commons license {A note from Beth: from May through August 2015, I am featuring some delicious guest writers here on the blog as I recover from pregnancy and birth and adjust to our new family rhythms (find more details here)....more

Letter To A Restless Heart by Jamie Wright Bagley

image by Jamie Wright Bagley {A note from Beth: from May through August 2015, I am featuring some delicious guest writers here on the blog as I recover from pregnancy and adjust to our new family rhythms (find more details here)....more

When the Planning is Done and the Time is {Nearly} Now

Today, as I sat in the exam room at my obstetrician's office, an amazing/terrifying/thrilling thought struck me -- this is is it....more

When Birth is a Portal to Your Self

When my son was born, I felt rocked by the event....more

All I Can Manage is Hope

33 weeks at our maternity photo session with MDK Photography Sometimes I wonder if I should hold myself back, if I should stop expecting so much....more