Pregnancy & Motherhood

Posted on the Feb 25, 2016 by Carlin Ross
I've always been a size queen and I've always been able to penetrate my vagina with ease. When women would share their stories of pain during penetration and how it affected their lives, I couldn't...
Posted on the Feb 07, 2018 by Carlin Ross
One of the most contentious posts on the site is a question sent to Betty by a pregnant mom, "How Do I Feminize My Son". Users went crazy because it seemed that this mom-to-be wanted to minimize her...
Posted on the Jan 17, 2018 by Natasha
As I continue to grow and learn and get more comfortable incorporating parts of myself and my beliefs into my life and my work, I’ve started to feel uncomfortable using the word “heal” when referring...
Posted on the Dec 14, 2017 by Carlin Ross
Betty's been running workshops on and off for three decades. I've co-run about 40 workshops over the past five years. This past weekend's workshop was the best workshop we've ever done together....
Posted on the Nov 02, 2017 by Carlin Ross
In a recent interview, Paul McCartney shared that this 1965 National Geographic image was the inspiration behind the song, Lady Madonna: “Sometimes you see pictures of mothers and you go: ‘she’s a...
Posted on the May 11, 2017 by Carlin Ross
I remember the first time I viewed this video.  Grayson wasn't even a thought back then but it made a huge impression on me.  Sophie Joy and her son Shay seemed so happy and healthy. ...
Posted on the Apr 12, 2017 by Carlin Ross
This is one of our most popular videos so I'm reposting.  Yes, pregnant sex is safe and healthy.
Posted on the Jan 13, 2017 by Carlin Ross
I just love the whimsical quality of this drawing. If it was drawn today, there would have been a "g-spot" and possibly a "deep-spot".  We have so much to learn about female sexual response....
Posted on the Dec 16, 2016 by Carlin Ross
Both of these images were posted online and got a slew of negative comments.  Apparently, breastfeeding your toddler as you prepare for your second birth and kissing her 4 year old son on the...
Posted on the Dec 09, 2016 by Natasha
I wrote the following blog post nearly 3 months ago yet haven’t had the courage to share it until today. Wondering what was holding me back I sat with it for awhile and realized that it isn’t that I’...
Posted on the Aug 08, 2016 by Lisa Kan
My seven year old came home today and told me she had a boyfriend. I need a drink. I have been doing this parenting gig for nearly eight years now, and the married thing for fifteen years. At this...
Posted on the Jul 25, 2016 by Carlin Ross
I applaud Thandie Newton for posting this pic of herself breastfeeding her two year old with the caption, "This is what my body is made for. And the rest is my choice. #Freedom.". Of course, the...
Posted on the Jul 07, 2016 by Carlin Ross
I love this picture taken by Amanda Bacon post-birth of herself in a diaper.  Those diapers were the most annoying part of my recovery.  When you become a mom, you have to find your humor....
Posted on the Jun 20, 2016 by Angela Thurston
Many years ago a friend shared with me that one of the things she hated the most was when her husband crawled into bed at night, and cuddled up behind her. She told me that all she wanted him to do...
Posted on the Apr 25, 2016 by Carlin Ross
I absolutely love this image.  It's rare that we see any pictures of placentas...here we see how the umbilical cord brings nourishment to the baby in utero.  It's so powerful.  I...