Giving birth the Dutch way

Giving birth the Dutch way

I am never more French than when I am an expat. And I have been an expat for over 25 years now.  The last 5 years, I have been living in Amsterdam. The beauty of this city lies in its capacity to transport you gently to another era– with its low grey clouds protectively overshadowing [...]

I hated being pregnant

I hated being pregnant

“Who am I?” and “Who do I want to be?” were, for me, questions that weighed heavily on me before, during, and after pregnancy.  I celebrated the coming of the last New Year by crying because I had stumbled upon the following words in my reading of Nietzsche: “become who you are”. I was dramatically [...]