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I See You, Mother

I See You, Mother

I see you—the one flattened by the words “I can’t find a heartbeat.” I see you—the one trying and waiting and wondering how much longer you can

When you feel invisible

At a huge women’s conference last year, I sat alone. Several friends sat together in a section above me, but I was in-and-out with seven-month-old Micah strapped

When your anger frightens you

Years ago as a brand new mom to a little boy I couldn’t possibly love more I had my first experience with the kind of anger that

An Everyday Benediction

It’s still school holidays here in Australia so I’m not kissing my kids goodbye to school every morning quite yet, but when I do I cup their cheeks, look

Adriel Booker Birth Photos Love A Mama-9197

A (photo) birth story: Mine and hers

Strength and dignity—she is tender, she is fierce One woman every minute dies in childbirth*. I am not her. You’re not either. But every “her” has a