As the mother of a circumcised son who found out the truth too late, I cannot celebrate this apology. I suspect that the physician who issued this apology does not want this either. All one has to do is view Continue reading A Response to A Physician’s Apology for Circumcising Babies
This is real. This is pain. I think of my beautiful baby boy, brand new, forced out of his comfortable fetal position and strapped down against his will. Helpless. I think of the scalpel being taken to his unsuspecting soul. Continue reading Speak Up To Stop A Baby’s Scream
Dear Owen, Yesterday we went swimming.You, your dad, Sydney and I. You had been asking for all of us to go for days. You have been taking lessons and are doing so well, and you love being in the water Continue reading Learning To Know You: A Letter To My Son
A new friend recently introduced my husband Kris and I to Sandra Dodd, someone I consider to be the ultimate advocate for children and families. Sandra has encouraged us to know our children more deeply. She is teaching us how Continue reading Removing The Artificial Lid
About a year ago I posted about House Rule #1, which basically stated that any minute my husband was not working, he must have a child with him. Whether he had to run to the store, had just walked through Continue reading Changing The Rules: Wanting A Kid With You Most Of The Time
Life changes for our first born when our second child is born. “To My First Born on his Last night as an Only” was handwritten in Owen’s Journal two days before Sydney was born. Welcome to Our Muddy Boots! Please Continue reading To My First Born on his Last Night as an Only. A Letter to my Son.