I’m currently on hiatus from blogging (read more about the reasons why), but want to continue to provide interesting and insightful content on my blog in the meantime. For a while I will have guest posts from various bloggers interspersed with posts by me when I am moved to write. Thank you for your understanding. — Amy (CDG) This guest post comes from Courtney who blogs at A Life Sustained. Portrait of a Home Birthing Couple If you had asked me a year ago to envision a “home birthing couple” I probably would have described a pair of long-haired back-to-the-land hippies living in a cabinRead More →

“It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.” — Eleanor Roosevelt It’s been six weeks since I last blogged. Six. Weeks. I’d like to say I spent the last six weeks doing something terribly exciting or productive – like taking a European vacation or building a chicken coop or perhaps an entire barn – but the reality is I didn’t do much at all. I was tired. I slept. A lot. I couldn’t focus. I existed. I stayed afloat. But most importantly, I began to wonder if something might be wrong with me. I’ve been living with generalized anxiety disorderRead More →