You might be a home-birth, medicine-free, labor under the stars kind of super woman, or a “hook me up with that sweet, sweet epidural” powerhouse. Whether you give birth in your bed, a bath, or in the hospital, you and your body are undergoing nothing less than the extraordinary.
Author Archive | Beth
I have to ask myself daily: Am I fighting this out of personal preference or because it is shaping her character? If it isn’t the latter, it’s time to drop it. I will fight for her to learn things like respect, kindness, and empathy, but if my battle is just that, MINE, I’m learning to […]
Studies suggest that nearly 1 in 5 women will suffer from a postpartum mood disorder. If you or someone you know is suffering silently after the birth of a child, here are some ways to start the healing process.
2016 brought with it several great new publications for all ages. Here are some read-aloud titles you can pick up at one of the many Fort Worth Public Library locations . . . .
“Hey kiddo, let’s talk about body safety.” I’ve said these words so many times now, I know what’s coming. “Do you remember the body safety rules?” Finally she says, “Yes! It’s like if a mama wolf is driving in a car and she wears her seatbelt, then she is being body safe.” Eventually we move […]
If you look at a boundary map of Fort Worth, you will notice a long eastern arm extending nearly to Irving. This area, with its striking resemblance to a Mid-Cities handshake, is where I call home. Our little neighborhood is located where I-30 and 820 intersect. Just a few miles from two major highways and the […]
A Brand New World I married into the coolest family. Not many people can say they like their in-laws or they look forward to the family dynamic of Thanksgiving. I am blessed to claim both. As a small town girl (cue Journey ballad), I was strictly a cheeseburger and fries connoisseur. This country girl had to […]