Does It Take a Village and Where Can I Get One?

I was almost three months pregnant when we moved to Sacramento from San Francisco. Besides my husband’s family, we didn’t really know anyone. All our friends still lived in the Bay Area. Even though we weren’t going far, I’d never lived outside a major city and it felt like we were striking out on our … More Does It Take a Village and Where Can I Get One?

Big Belly

My daughter proudly shows us her round little tummy and slaps at it with glee. We answer with applause and a chorus of “look at that big belly!” She beams and then wants to pat my tummy, too. I let her, of course, but I’m always a little uneasy about exposing my midsection. I know … More Big Belly