The Decolonial Parent

a continuous work in progress

Tag: confinement

  • notes from confinement

    notes from confinement

    These are the incomplete ramblings of a new parent in the first weeks of my child’s life. Questions welcome!

  • Why I’m doing postpartum confinement

    Why I’m doing postpartum confinement

    Yes, the truth is that I am under no obligation to do a postpartum confinement. I am not fully Chinese, my partner’s family is not Chinese, and I don’t live in a Chinese community. There is no social or cultural expectation that I would follow any Chinese traditions of any kind (including all those feast…