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Why I stick with non violence

A few months ago, at the March Against Monsanto, I ran into some anarchists doing a survey in an attempt to convince people that non violence was futile, ineffective, and dumb. They made some good points that I had a … Continue reading

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If your belief surrounding what happens when you die requires you to belittle those who don’t agree with you, you’re an asshole and your belief is bullshit

The only thing I don’t like about being a progressive Christian is having to explain myself to countless angry progressives who seem to go all “Durr?” at the concept of any Christian not being some inbred, Bible thumping, neanderthal. I … Continue reading

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Checking in

Blogging is hard to prioritize when you have two kids, a part time job, your own business, and school, but I am trying. I’ve written more drafts than anything lately, half finished commentaries on things that I’ve been noticing. But … Continue reading

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One step closer to ending sexism in the military

This week some news came out that made me really excited. The Pentagon announced that it will be opening up combat roles to women in the military. I have never had any desire to serve in the infantry and personally … Continue reading

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An Ode to my Husband

I never would have thought it was possible to love Jeremy any more than I already did three months ago. Maybe it’s the post birth hormonal roller coaster speaking, but going through the whole process of labor, birth, and post … Continue reading

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The differences between Elijah’s and Freja’s births

People have asked me a lot about how Elijah’s birth was different than Freja’s, and I’ve found the answer to be incredibly complex. I know they’re mainly asking about the differences between home and hospital birth, which was better, why, … Continue reading

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Freja’s Birth Story

So here’s a basic rundown of my birth story. My contractions got pretty regular at six in the evening, which made me think I was probably in labor. So I cleaned house until 10:30 or so, then I layed down … Continue reading

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