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I See You, Mother

I See You, Mother

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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