Maker Artist Mama

When I’m not creating, I’m thinking about what I’m going to create next. Things to write down.. ideas.. thinking about how the photo of right now would be, and how I need it. How I need to climb right out of myself to capture this. this. this. The images of motherhood – in these short, […]

postpartum depression v.2

There might be a moment. An accumulation of moments Of questioning, noticing, lost. Of suddenly sinking, wading, drowning. Anxiety manifested in paranoia Where headaches become meningitis Spots become skin cancer Dizziness becomes tumours. Where minutes are counted when someone’s gone, And an ear for sirens in the distance. When you’re walking with visions of your […]

polaroid in time

sitting here feels like a pivotal moment. one that will remain in my minds eye the same one, years ago.. sat on the hardwood floor, crying in a white skirt.. lost. and i sit here now.. on red carpet. in a dress that feels too small in flesh that feels too big too soft here. […]


I squished you in, so you would deflate Squished you, wished you Away Fed you, left you hungry.. wanting more Turn to the side.. inflate. Deflate. I squished you in, So I could zip up Be the life of the party in a new, smaller get up Spanx, suck you in, stop your breathing Sit […]

the weight of a woman

woman, i see you. i see you doing it all. feed your family healthy meals. think of healthy meals to feed them. plan them out. write them down. look up recipes. think about this while you’re in the shower, while you’re putting them to bed. while you’re doing something for yourself. keep the lists. save […]

MotherBaby Blessing

Every pregnancy and birth has brought a greater awakening and voice to my intuition. Claire’s pregnancy brought me healing and confidence in my body. Jack’s pregnancy and birth brought me deep empowerment and unlocked a channel within Leo’s pregnancy brought me ritual among the dark tides. It brought me trust in myself and my path. […]

Birth Mysteries

Such a beautiful birth. Such an incredible time Things shifted – and so this is where I’ll end Ophelia’s birth story, and begin my own *other* story another time. For now, it is simply the unknowing, mystery unfolding, learning to trust, labouring like I never thought I would, listening to inner wisdom, following my body, […]

The Birth of A Goddess

The prelude :: Birth Affirmations The Inbetween   Lasts & Firsts (The days before)  July 3rd – 41 weeks At 4 I woke to pee, as usual. Rolling and hefting myself from the bed. SPD making it difficult to move.. my pelvis hurts… I lay back into bed and checked my phone to see if there […]