I'm gonna start by telling you a story. The morning sun streaked through a crack in the curtains, laying a line of bright light across the face of the person sleeping on the bed. They twitched, pulled a pillow across their face, settled back into deep, rhythmic breathing. The cat at the end of the … Continue reading On gender neutral pronouns.
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My beautiful, brave foster daughter has started her own blog, which details her journey out of addiction. It is raw, it is powerful, and it is making me all of the proud. I have ummed and ahhed about sharing my story with the world, many times thrown around the idea of writing a book with … Continue reading On being proud
Midwives are in the news again. We can't tell our stories as individuals, because we risk breaching professional boundaries and client confidentiality. Our hands are tied, from telling our stories as midwives. But. I am more than a midwife. I am a woman, and I can tell that story. One day at work, I saw … Continue reading On Breaking Points.