The power of a well-placed break. A short powernap on a long workday. Intermission at a play. The seventh inning stretch. How about the nine month stretch?
Transition to parenth[...]
As I write this a Fall wind is wrapping itself around my house. My six-year-old is back in school and I can hear my son, just two running around the yard. I smile briefly because I[...]
There are times when my comfort in stating that I am a full-time working mom is just not that great. I love what I do, I have a passion for it, but there can be pangs of guilt asso[...]
Becoming a doula really started when I was working as an EMT for an ambulance company on the Central Coast of California. I had the opportunity to go into the OR with a respiratory[...]
New moms can be your best resource in transferring crucial parenting and bonding techniques. After my daughter was born a friend came to visit with a gift, a bottle of Weleda Cale[...]
When I go back 7 years ago to when I was pregnant with my first child, Jasper, it was very difficult for me to even entertain what life would be like postpartum. It was all I could[...]
The word doula has gained incredible popularity in the past decade. The joke in big cities is not if you have a doula but WHO is your doula. Women have become familiar and embraced[...]
I’ve often said that we do a wonderful job in America of preparing a woman and her mate with all that she needs to know about the physical aspect of birth, but very little about th[...]
If you are like me, you are a woman that has secretly dreamed of having the luxury of fabulous, fresh, and calorie conscious meals delivered to your door. I always loved that idea [...]
Parenting is hard. OK, it’s harder than hard. It can be incredibly difficult at times. As the parent to 16, 13, 12 and 5 year olds right now, I question exactly how I’m doing and[...]
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