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Behold the Power of Becca · 1Y ago

Standing your Ground

5-year-old Amethyst still insists on going to bed with one of us most of the time. I believe this stems from a fear of abandonment that rears it's head in the daylight hours as well. Rob or ...
Behold the Power of Becca · 1Y ago

Love The Skin You're In

Sitting on the beach last week, away from the din of city life, I reach a moment of intense clarity. In my little fold out chair and $10 thrift store sunglasses, I made my first steps at sel...
Behold the Power of Becca · 1Y ago

Why I support your right to breastfeed even if could not

I am a mother whose plans for parenting a certain way were derailed by my daughter. I gave birth to Amethyst (Amy) naturally in a hospital with my hubby and our awesome doula. Having a natur...
Behold the Power of Becca · 1Y ago

Keeping the Hip in Hypocrisy

Happy Holidays. Yep, I said Happy Holidays. Commence with the tirades about how I'm chafing your jingle bells by daring to acknowledge there are religious and/or cultural celebrations other ...
Behold the Power of Becca · 1Y ago

What's hate got to do, got to do with it?

Hate is a very strong word. We try to teach our children not to hate, to open their hearts only to love. Tolerance and acceptance is key. But fuck if sometime you just need to get your hate ...
Behold the Power of Becca · 1Y ago

Fuckin' Perfect

"Pretty, pretty please, don't you ever ever feelLike you're less than fuckin' perfect.Pretty, pretty please, if you ever ever feel, like you're nothingYou're fuckin' perfect to me!"We've all...
Behold the Power of Becca · 1Y ago

Born This Way

I've been doing a lot of thinking lately about what kind of mother I am. I'm a full-time work out of the home mom. I don't breastfeed on demand. My daughter sleeps in a co-sleeper (read: bas...
Behold the Power of Becca · 1Y ago

No one said it'd be easy.

I was the most miserable pregnant person you've probably ever met. No really, I acted like I was fine but everyday felt like it was put there just to torment me. Escalators were constantly o...
Behold the Power of Becca · 1Y ago

Ignorant indeed

*The following is a true story. Very little, if at all, was altered in this depiction.Riding public transportation gives you a bird’s eye view of the city. The desolate areas where the aband...
Behold the Power of Becca · 1Y ago

Guilt and the Funeral

When someone dies emotions that you never thought you had rise to the surface. Compassion for others you may not like seem to come as second nature. Old habits and familiar traditions, thoug...