~black and white wednesday~ international day of women

manger ~ gertrude kesabier ~ 1899

 

on this international women’s day, i want to share some thoughts i’ve been collecting since before the election, concerning the experience of victims/survivors of domestic violence. i realize domestic violence is not a rainbows and butterflies topic, but it is one of the most important . . . → Read More: ~black and white wednesday~ international day of women

~black and white wednesday~ she persisted

on january 21, women marched in the united states and 57 other countries, on all seven continents (even antarctica!), for so many excruciating reasons. women marched to affirm their own lives. it’s unfortunate that so many people saw the women’s march as antithetical to life, because i believe that in order for babies’ lives to . . . → Read More: ~black and white wednesday~ she persisted

one unbroken line

“first you go under

then coming up gives you the bends

and when you break the surface

all you can see is your friends

so you grab your purple crayon

and flesh out the picture behind

and finally the whole . . . → Read More: one unbroken line

women

i had serious envy when i read this post about mothers’ circles in rhythm of the home a while back. it is a nice read and was ultimately very inspiring once i got past the envy… getting past the envy involved realizing that probably every mama who read that article, felt the same way as . . . → Read More: women