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Babywearing, Doula, Motherhood, Parenting

Outdoor Adventures with Baby – One More Reason to Love Babywearing

Babywearing has been practiced in many different forms by many cultures around the world for centuries.  As the art of babywearing grows in popularity in the industrialized world, the countless benefits of these practices are beginning to be recognized through modern research.  Wearing your child allows you to keep him or her close, which promotes bonding, simplifies… Continue reading Outdoor Adventures with Baby – One More Reason to Love Babywearing

Evidence Based Birth, Parenting, Uncategorized

Newborn Procedures – 8 Decisions to Discuss Before Birth

  Families often have many, many questions about what will actually take place at their baby's time of birth.  Most people, it seems, like to have an idea of how things will play out once their little one makes his entrance into the world.  Every family is different, every birth is different, and so every… Continue reading Newborn Procedures – 8 Decisions to Discuss Before Birth

Motherhood, Parenting, Uncategorized

New Baby Must-Haves – A Minimalist Guide

There is no doubt about it, welcoming a baby into your family is life-changing.  Your day to day schedule will change, your priorities will change, your heart will grow, and the entire world will be different.  There is a huge market for products designed to make this process easier... It is a bit overwhelming.  For… Continue reading New Baby Must-Haves – A Minimalist Guide

Doula, Evidence Based Birth

7 Reasons You Should Hire a Doula

In preparing for the birth of your little bundle, you are likely to find yourself overwhelmed with the many decisions to be made – which carseat is best?  What color should we paint the nursery?  What will we even call this tiny person?   It’s a never ending list…I've been there!  But I strongly encourage… Continue reading 7 Reasons You Should Hire a Doula

Doula, Motherhood, Uncategorized

Mamas, Please Don’t Bounce Back

You’ve just welcomed your perfect little babe into the world, and suddenly, the pressure is on. The magazine covers at the grocery checkout applaud the celebrity mom, “Her pre-pregnancy body is back and hotter than ever!” Other women in line at the coffee shop, “Oh, I saw so-and-so last week. She's back at work and… Continue reading Mamas, Please Don’t Bounce Back