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

Life Lately {Art, Pregnancy, + Parenting Updates}

It feels like it's been so quiet here lately!...more

The Phoenix Soul: Vision is Here!

The latest issue of The Phoenix Soul online magazine (formerly named Sprout) is here!...more

On the Beginning of the End (Again)

at 28 weeks in my second pregnancy, summer 2012 Well, it's here....more

The Price of Becoming Who You Are?

I thought we were the forever kind of friends....more

The Now of Motherhood

Time is slipping away from me.As January dawned, I found myself suddenly halfway through this pregnancy.Just five more months before my life gets really interesting/challenging/beautiful/sleep-deprived, I thought to myself....more

5 Ways Writing a Book is Totally Like Being Pregnant

image by Ellen Kohlenberg via a Creative Commons license I know, I know....more