Blood, part 2

This is the continuation of the story of how I bravely confronted my blood-induced paralysis (or conversely the story of how Taurus...

Blood, part 1

I’m not really good with blood. I don’t have hemophobia or anything; I just get a weird, squidgy feeling in my chest when I see wounds,...

Birth, part 2

Here’s what I learned in the days after Cap’s birth about what happened while I was too sick to be awake and aware. My ob/gyn had made...

Birth, part 1

Birth, part 1 I got really, really big with my first pregnancy, and I wasn’t petite to start with. My mother told me I was built like my...

Positivity!

In my house, the goal is to be positive, and we try to teach the kids to see the good in every situation. I know how that sounds, but let...

Zodiacs, part 3

After producing winter and spring babies, Husband and I shook it up a little with kid number three and had her in the fall. A Libra!...

Zodiacs, part 2

Eight years after a fateful encounter with a zodiacally-enlightened coed educated me about both my shameful cosmic composition and the...

Zodiacs, part 1

My kids were all born under different signs of the zodiac. There are ways in which this is pretty great, the first and most logistically...