Category Archives: My Story

The Woman who Mothered me.

Mati is my miracle. Today is her birthday.  This is my story (and I’m sticking to it): After my birth-mother lost her life to postpartum depression when I was 6, she went up to heaven and searched for the best step-mother ever. Mina found Mati. She sent Mati to us, and we all fell in…

A Song for Pam

This post is dedicated to the lovely and amazing Pamela Gold of http://www.spermiestyle.com/  With all the love in the world.  My dear friend, I can’t get you out of my head. I worry for you. And for all who love you. And there are many, so many of us. Becuase you shine. Because you are unable to…

Discomfort, Disappointments, Anger, and Love (part 2)

Part 1 was a whine about a tough trip, and a yay for how my husband and I rocked it emotionally  (while explaining how you might use these ideas when your going gets tough). In this Part 2 we explore the fight that followed and the subject of anger in a loving relationship: being angry, the…

In the Absence of Love

This is the post I owe you since this post. Dedicated to the millions of mothers who go through the special hell of not feeling love for their baby from the moment of birth. Mothers in our culture expect that loving a baby should happen instantly, like being struck by lightning. As soon as the…

Category Archives: My Story

The Woman who Mothered me.

Mati is my miracle. Today is her birthday.  This is my story (and I’m sticking to it): After my birth-mother lost her life to postpartum depression when I was 6, she went up to heaven and searched for the best step-mother ever. Mina found Mati. She sent Mati to us, and we all fell in…

A Song for Pam

This post is dedicated to the lovely and amazing Pamela Gold of http://www.spermiestyle.com/  With all the love in the world.  My dear friend, I can’t get you out of my head. I worry for you. And for all who love you. And there are many, so many of us. Becuase you shine. Because you are unable to…

Discomfort, Disappointments, Anger, and Love (part 2)

Part 1 was a whine about a tough trip, and a yay for how my husband and I rocked it emotionally  (while explaining how you might use these ideas when your going gets tough). In this Part 2 we explore the fight that followed and the subject of anger in a loving relationship: being angry, the…

In the Absence of Love

This is the post I owe you since this post. Dedicated to the millions of mothers who go through the special hell of not feeling love for their baby from the moment of birth. Mothers in our culture expect that loving a baby should happen instantly, like being struck by lightning. As soon as the…