post-birth plan

in 6weeks, we’ll welcome our 4th baby girl into the family! this pregnancy has honestly been a breeze, the hardest aspect being keeping up with the other kids and my day-to-day responsibilities while being ridiculously pregnant (and of course it being SUMMER in the South). i decided to completely forgo my birthplan this time around; … More post-birth plan

a period of silence

“The reality is that until the 20th century few poets had been mothers. I suppose Elizabeth Barrett Browning is an exception, but she had her first and only child at age 43, and was already an established poet. For many women, the years of early marriage and motherhood are a period of silence—a stretch of … More a period of silence