Counting Stars

Mo-om!” my son calls to me in the harried minutes before dinner. In haste, I join him and his 20-month-old sister in the living room. “What is it, sweetheart?” I ask, wooden spoon forgotten in my hand. A bit of sauce drips on the laminate

BirthKeeper Summit: Ongoing Coverage

As I write this, an epic gathering is coalescing. From points around the globe, renowned midwives, physicians, doulas, childbirth educators, lactation consultants, human development educators, myriad cultural and human rights leaders, environmental activists, medical ethicists and a neonatologist will come together next week in Northern California with a single unified

On Sex and Cosleeping

I got married back in November, after knowing my husband for 7 years.  He is my best friend, my soul partner, my rock, my clown, all of those good things.  And we often don’t sleep together. “Gasp!  What?!  You don’t sleep together?!  Doomed for