Taking Stock…

Making: adjustments to my go-go-go mindset now that Baby Aus is here…we are on his schedule. Eating: tons of brown rice – apparently it helps with breast milk production… Drinking: Water, water and more water.. Reading: Just got this book: ‘Lifesaving Lessons; Notes from an Accidental Mother’ byLinda Greenlaw. It is dry in some places […]

3 Weeks…and counting!

Tomorrow, at 0557, you shall be three weeks old. It has been a whirlwind – with me attempting to hold back so I don’t bust open a stitch…my inner panic at having you in the car seat when you are so little…trying to figure out why you are crying…and on it goes. But it’s been […]

I never meant any harm: on the Duggars, vicarious exoneration, and judging abusers by their intentions

Originally posted on Karrie higgins:
Note: Part one of my husband’s story appears here: I had a nightmare: on the Duggars, Christianity, and abuse. *** My mother-in-law touched down in Salt Lake City like a tornado twelve hours after I called–reluctantly–to inform her that her son is in the hospital with a mysterious illness. “It…