Category Archives: mothering

Reaching out and reaching in…

There’s this thing that happens to me every time I’m at a hospital birth. (In a minute, you’ll understand why this doesn’t happen at home births.) My birthing couple and I are doing our thing, we’re dancing or resting, or … Continue reading

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When Your Birth Story Follows You

A few days ago, a woman shared her birth story with me. (shared here with permission)   ​It happens often when I say that I’m a doula, because every mother has a story. And I love to hear them!   … Continue reading

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Have Deck, Will Freeze

We built a deck, and it’s the love of my  life. Ok, maybe that’s a bit of hyperbole, but I do love it enough to sit out here with my coffee in the chilly morning even though the couches are … Continue reading

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Afternoon happiness

Against the beautiful backlight of a pre -summer Golan afternoon,we glimpse gentle moments of happiness.

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Birth story of Asa’el (finally!)

Birth story of Asa’el Oct 14th, 2011/ 16 Tishray 5771 4:24pm 6lbs 12oz/3kg  19.5”/50cm My labor had drawn out over the course of the past month, with the rushes building in intensity each time, but then inevitably petering out at … Continue reading

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How babies are born – by Odeliya

Yesterday my 4 yr old daughter came home from preschool and spent most of the afternoon playing in the yard with her brothers and the dog. This happy quiet playing allowed me to unpack a few more boxes in my … Continue reading

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Sharing the beauty of motherhood

I just had to share this beautiful photo from my beloved MW, Olivia with her daughter Zora. Olivia’s caption: Love is when you don’t mind sitting in an akward position for nearly an hour while your beloved sleeps 🙂 And later … Continue reading

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