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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What’s in your backpack?

This post is inspired by Crazy Stable’s recent post about the sad reality of the death of playtime (my high school English teacher is not going to like that sentence!) You should read it. It reminded me of a recent experience … Continue reading

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My blogging as guided by a six yr old

Can you please tell me I’m not the only one – sometimes I just can’t remember my kids’ names! It’s not that there are so many of them, but there are usually at least 7 other things going on in … Continue reading

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Little bits of silliness after bedtime

I’ll spare you all the apologies for the pathetic and inexcusable hiatus since my last post in June… 🙂 Let’s just jump back in now, shall we? Tonight I let Netanel stay up late. Yoram’s working the night shift this … Continue reading

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