Written April 2014 I was 16 weeks pregnant, yet I was losing weight. I hadn’t felt the baby move. After having 5 babies, my instincts told me something was wrong. But instincts can never prepare you for a silent doppler, an eerily-still image on an ultrasound. The face of your doctor who doesn’t want to … More Suffering: What a privilege
A few days ago I let my 4 year old daughter help me make chocolate chip cookies. Oh, the mess! There were piles of flour, puddles of vanilla and splatters of egg yolks all over the kitchen. Although I didn’t love cleaning it up, I wasn’t upset. The mess was more than worth it for … More Why would anyone let a 4 year old make cookies?