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Why I quit throwing shade at my birth stories

Sad fact: Until recently, I never felt compelled to share the birth stories of my two children because my choice to opt for epidurals made me feel less-than as a mother. During my first pregnancy, I can remember an abundance of links to gripping, beautifully-written all-natural birth stories popping up on my Facebook feed. I […]

The magic of Apple Blossom

I grew up in the Wenatchee Valley so I know there are two kinds of people here — those who love the Apple Blossom Festival and those who roll their eyes and high-tail it out of town. Lump me in with the former. Sure, I’ve guffawed at the crowds and extra traffic with the best […]