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Found, not lost

Found, not lost

We may not see their babies, but there are mothers all around us. Young women, healthy women, unmarked families who are the one in four who have lost their babies in pregnancy or early childhood. We may not see their children, but their families have their birthdays engraved into their mental consciousness like a deep… Read more

Space for me

Space for me

Every time I meet an expecting mother I hope she’ll find there’s space. Space for me, despite the fact that, in the case of the newcomer mother expecting her sixth baby, she is more than well aware of her body’s power. Every time I meet her I’ll look to draw out her insights about her… Read more

Same difference

Same difference

Ever since the Paris attacks, I’ve been compelled to say something to my four year old about the violence, destruction and general disregard  for human life looming in my peripheral consciousness. I hesitate however as I am in no way trained professionally in the world of child psychology, except in the way that she schools… Read more

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