Is spring here yet?

Pregnant in Paris: that was me in 1970, with not a female relative in sight. How could I prepare myself to give birth to my baby?   I took refuge in books on natural childbirth. And that’s when I discovered that ‘transition’ is a critical phase in the...

Waking up

Sometimes it can be hard to wake up. I’m not just thinking about in the morning, but also about coming out of a season of slumber. Do you ever find that? You shut down; maybe because you’ve had a set-back which has knocked you off your growth perch and...