The Experience

Patience

As a child I was terribly impatient. As a teenager I was just as impatient. As an adult I was impatient as well. I liked the fast pace of New York City and being surrounded by other people who were…

Changes and Comics and Things

Hi all, Just mentioning some changes I’ve made to the site recently. 1- Nurshable now has a facebook page. http://www.facebook.com/Nurshable feel free to stop in, post interesting links to the page, chat with others who parent in similar ways, seek…

Pulled Under

There is a photograph of me that I absolutely love. It is not a flattering one, but it is from a time when I was under pressure to always look appealing, a task I seldom lived up to. I’m crouching…

Wrap Baby (WIO)

I love wraps and babywearing because they put so much sleep related stuff under baby’s control. A baby in a wrap has supported independence. They are able to make choices about their comfort and are actively involved in how and…

How I Wrap

This is how I do a high/neat wrap. The key elements are: You want to only keep track of what touches your body- forget about the ends. If you focus on the full 5 or 6 yards of fabric you’ll…

When You Were New

Just after birth, they were constantly monitoring my blood pressure and pumping me full of pitocin after she was born, for fear of my losing more blood that I had already lost during the fourteen hours of labor which started…