As I write this my daughter is settling in for a nap for the first time ever at her daycare. At first glance, it may sound odd to say that with such a dramatic tone. I mean, to use the precious beginning line of a post to tell you that she’s taking a nap at her school...
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What Emotional Indigestion Feels Like
Imagine you’ve just eaten a very big meal (think: holidays or big parties). You feel weighed down, heavy, perhaps a bit regretful. You feel disgusted at the idea of eating again. And days later, your digestion will likely still be affected. It’s no different when...
The Myth of the Perfect Mother Begins with the Myth of the Perfect Birth
It’s a trap, this idea of a perfect mother. But it’s a trap that we women build, clean, and stock ourselves with pre-washed organic baby lettuce. It begins when the bloody mess of childbirth is hidden behind doors that keep our guttural noises inside. It begins when...
The Power of the Breakdown
My greatest feat of strength is that I labored with my daughter for 52 hours. More than half of that was in a homebirth, but we transferred to a hospital when things got complicated. One of my last few minutes at home (40-something hours in) I was sitting at the...
Why You Don’t Like Your Mother
Your mama’s work was impossible work. It was constant and neverending. The second she cleaned up, you made another mess. Plus she had her own to deal with. She had dreams that didn’t involve your laundry, but no one was offering to hold the baby while she tended to...
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I teach Ayurveda , but not as a list of rules.
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“On this path effort never goes to waste, and there is no failure.”
The Bhagavad Gita 2:40