Within the walls of this house lies a secret world. If I had set up a camera to take time-lapse pictures inside our home every day for the last four years it would show a house steadily imploding with clutter. Now it stands like an ancient city. Hidden under layers and layers of matter. Layers and layers of time. Each layer reveals splinters Continue Reading

Wild Bear


When she was born I became a wild bear. She was my cub and I’d do anything to protect her. I guarded her day and night in the dark woods. It was then that it suddenly made sense. That my mother was a wild bear once too. Though her dark woods were so bleak and scary that I struggle to imagine how she did it. My mother raised her cubs in Continue Reading

Happy World Breastfeeding Week

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I'ts World Breastfeeding Week!  (August 1-7, 2011) A great opportunity to celebrate breastfeeding throughout the world. And for me personally, it’s a timely reminder of the beautiful part breastfeeding has played in my life over the last 3 years. Firstly, let me say that I love breastfeeding. I love how it benefits babies, mothers, and the Continue Reading

Sister Love

Sisters blog

We share the same genes. We are connected by our common history. We kind of look the same. We are sisters. All three of us. I’m so lucky to have sisters. And I’m even luckier to have the ones that I have! They are two extraordinary human beings. (More about their extraordinariness later). There’s an indefinable something special about sister Continue Reading