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The mess of home birth

“Home birth? I wouldn’t have a home birth because of the mess. Yuck!” For years, decades really, I have heard similar comments. In the early 1980’s, when I first heard statements like this, I was confused: I had seen of lot of planned home births and they weren’t particularly messy. (But, toddlers eating spaghetti? Now ...

Coconut Rich Cake

These days so many things are free-gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free... Well, not this cake. It is rich! Rich with sugar, gluten, and most importantly, coconut! I made it dairy-free but it would be easy to substitute butter for coconut oil and 'regular' sweetened condensed milk for the coconut one that I use. This cake is really ...

By |March 9th, 2018|LCM News|0 Comments

The Improvisational Dance of Baby Catching

Over forty years ago, when I was a kid in Missouri, I would walk from Hixson Middle School, over to Webster Groves High School to attend modern dance classes. Some of the dances where tightly choreographed, some were looser, improvisational. In dance class and after school practice sessions, I studied movement, memorized steps, and sequences. ...

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