Have you noticed America is practically painting itself pink? That's right, it's October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I don't need an presidential decree to help me pay attention this year. In fact, I'm considering all the hoopla one giant party for my mom, who just finished up a long ten months of treatment for breast cancer. I've talked about my feelings for her and how brave she's been in an earlier post "What Makes A Woman" so I won't go in to that again. I'd really like to do a more se... Continue reading ...
I’ve been here before. When I woke up in the ICU after
having my son, Nathan, and found out that I no longer had a uterus I went
through a long process of dealing with the fact that my reproductive powers
were no longer under my control. And, hey, if you don’t have a uterus any more,
well, you think about what it means to be a woman.
This brings up the question; who decides what it means to be
a woman? Society and my religious views have very divergent thoughts on what it
means to be a...
I am an artist, wife, teacher, and mother of four boys, not necessarily in that order depending on the day!
This blog is about all the things that interest me; art, relationships, friends, kids, teaching, adoption, being a Mormon, chickens, essential oils, gardening...you know,totally normal stuff.