A different kind of church.

We’re a diverse group of misfit, weirdos standing at an open door smiling wider than our faces, ready to shake your hand like you’re the queen of England strolling in off the red carpet. We’re people who weren’t invited to the party, but stumbled in anyway. The ones that got left behind. We’re the ones that keep pulling up chairs…

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Breastsleeping, from infancy to toddlerhood.

reading time: 4 minutes One of my greatest assets of mothering is “breastsleeping.” A term that has been suggested by Dr. James McKenna, director of Notre Dame’s Mother-Baby Behavioral Sleep Laboratory and Lee Gettler, director of the University’s Hormones, Health and Human Behavior Laboratory. You can read about it here. In the very early days something didn’t feel right as I watched my baby…

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On dreams and fears.

What if your dreams and fears existed in the same place? Would you still go there? My dreams are as diverse as this country. Small, big, scary, heart warming dreams that include but are not limited to: ending sex slavery, mastering my kitchen, photographing mothers of the world, writing novels better than The Hunger Games, dissolving extreme poverty, exercising as if…

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