Tagged with pregnancy

Body Month: The Pregnant Body

On this site, May is Body Month, a series of discussions about perceptions, emotions, politics, business decisions, and prevailing cultural dictates that influence who we are as we inhabit our flesh.  This week I talk to my wife, Sara, about the changes she has felt as she embodies pregnancy. If the waistline on my pants … Continue reading

Bringing a Child into This World

From last week’s comments section:  How I would answer the commonly heard refrain, “How can I bring a child into this [negative association] world?” The short answer: Consciously. The long answer:  The prevailing themes of Western thought seem to follow the narratives of dominance, exploitation, competition, and fear.  Humanity has been at this for quite … Continue reading