Well, THAT Escalated Quickly . . .

Well, THAT Escalated Quickly . . .

Just going to pop in quickly here to introduce you to the newest member of the family . . . Mary Jane Tierney. She was born at 3:08am this morning, July 25th, her due date, the Feast of St. James. 8lbs 3oz, 21 inches long, not much hair to speak of. Looks exactly like...
Weaning: my hows, whys, and whens

Weaning: my hows, whys, and whens

Sometimes when I get a mailbag question, I can’t believe I really haven’t ever written on the subject before. This was one of those. I’ve written about breastfeeding (those posts always spark quite a discussion) and getting babies to sleep...
Maybe Unmedicated Childbirth Isn't For Me?

Maybe Unmedicated Childbirth Isn't For Me?

MAILBAG TIME! Question: How you have accomplished drug-free births? I have about 7 weeks to go and I’m toying with the idea of no epidural. But I’m scared. So far my birth experiences have been: emergency c-section due to late (i.e. during labor) discovery...