You sit with a doula across from you. It’s your first meeting, and you already can tell that you love her. You ask, “So tell me how long have you been a doula?” She responds, “I took my first training February of 2015!” “Wow almost 3 years ago! How many births have you been to?” You […]
Why should you take a class about birth? Who wants to know about the gooing messy ickiness of birth? You just show up, have your baby and go home. Somewhere between going in and going home your water breaks, you poop, you cry, you laugh, the doctor says “push!” and that’s about it. What more […]
“Sending love and light.” A phrase we use to show that we love and care about what you are experiencing. But what if there is no light to be seen? What if you are so deep in the trenches of sorrow and sadness that the darkness devours everything around you? Like a plague the darkness […]
Your baby needs so little at first. As they grow older you’ll find the exact tools you need to parent happily. This list should be enough to get you started, without being overwhelmed by new gear. To buy these products online, click on the image of each item. Somewhere for baby to sleep. This can […]
If you’re anything like me, then you want to get the most out of this life. So often women consider pregnancy as just means to an end- you’re sacrificing your mind and body for almost an entire year so you can make a baby. That’s it. The suffering and success both matter very little. But […]
Motherhood, especially postpartum, is a trying time of life where you’re supposed to be happy and in love 100% of the time. Or is it?
Making the change from only child to big sibling can be tremendous. Use our tips to set your child up for success.
You love him, he loves you, but sometimes after a tough day he just can’t understand your struggle.
Everyone has a cheerleader. You may or may not know it. Someone is following your journey on facebook or instagram. They want you to succeed at life in general, and in your professional ventures. I met my personal cheerleader in Kansas City October 2016. She’s a subtle cheerleader, she doesn’t carry pom poms or chants, […]
It is so easy to be caught up in life and forget about the simple joys. With all the worries and stress of pregnancy it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by everything there is to do. Here’s a few steps you can take to have a happier pregnancy. Step 1: Leave the Facebook Groups You […]