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Surrogacy

My Journey as a Surrogate

I recently gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. When she entered the world, her father chose to cut the cord and quickly took her into his arms for skin-to-skin bonding. Both her fathers embraced her as their long wait for her arrival had finally come to an end. They had become a complete family […]

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Unicorn Frappucino

Why I Won’t Drink The Unicorn Frappuccino (But I Don’t Care If You Do)

This week, a new, limited edition frappaccino hit the chalkboard menu at a Starbucks near you. The UNICORN FRAPPUCCINO BLENDED CREME. Here’s Starbucks’ description of its latest concoction. “Here for a few days only: The flavor-changing, color-changing, totally-not-made-up Unicorn Frappuccino. Magical flavors start off sweet and fruity transforming to pleasantly sour. Swirl it to reveal […]

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From Beauty to Beast

From Beauty to Beast:: The Unappealing Side of Motherhood

 I have never felt so unappealing as I do now. I have been mauled by motherhood and have developed an allergy to loveliness. It’s not just the unruly curves of my post mom body. I can handle a few extra pounds. The curves make me more approachable, and they are bringing me closer to my ultimate […]

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April the Giraffe

The Comment Section: April the Giraffe’s Birth Experience Was a Lot Like Ours

On Easter weekend—a holiday rooted in symbolism for the goddess of fertility and birth—the now-famed giraffe named April, from Animal Adventure Park in New York, went into labor. The zoo began livestreaming her stall in February in anticipation of her upcoming labor, and April appropriately waited until the perfect weekend in April to welcome her […]

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