the day I gave birth

In 2009 I had the opportunity to be published as a contributing author in a book called the day I gave birth. Edited by Tracy Houk, this collection of 45 positive-outcome birth stories highlights the dramatic ways that babies tend to come into the world:

“Created to help parents prepare for perhaps the most significant day of their lives, the day I gave birth provides fascinating stories of personal insight into the labour and delivery experiences of 45 women. This collection offers the reader wisdom and reflection, a few tears and countless laughs.” Tracy Houk

Available on Amazon Canada: http://www.amazon.ca/The-Day-Gave-Birth-Stories/dp/1894431367

Available on Amazon US:

Other purchasing options listed on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8347614-the-day-i-gave-birth?from_search=true&search_version=service

Peer-reviewed journal article:

Pedagogical relationship with Land through poetry and prose: Wénaxws (Respect) for Indigenous knowledges

by Anita Pettersen

To cite this article:
Anita Pettersen (2016) Pedagogical relationship with Land through poetry and prose: Wénaxws (Respect) for Indigenous knowledges, ​Journal of Childhoods and Pedagogies​, 1:1, 1-19, ISSN 2368-498X

Link to this article:


Published in the inaugural issue of Capilano University's new journal.

Published works:

Freelance Blog Writing for Family Fun Canada:

*​Family Biking in Whistler, BC

*Family Hike at Lighthouse Park,

West Vancouver, BC

Peer-reviewed journal article:

Angels: a bridge to a spiritual pedagogy?
by Anita Pettersen
To cite this article:

Anita Pettersen (2015) Angels: a bridge to a spiritual
pedagogy?, International Journal of Children's Spirituality, 20:3-4, 204-217, DOI: 10.1080/1364436X.2015.1115233

*Article available upon request*

*Article available on ResearchGate
*Article available on Academia.edu

*Link to this article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1364436X.2015.1115233

Article also available in libraries worldwide -- particularly at those in educational institutions -- that subscribe to the Taylor and Francis' International Journal of Children's Spirituality . In the Vancouver, BC, Canada area the article is available in the libraries at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Simon Fraser University (SFU), and through inter-library loan from Capilano University.