Right Words – Right Time?

Right Words – Right Time?

March 13th was the last time I hugged someone who wasn’t my husband or one of my four children. I’ve had exactly four safe social distancing hangouts with people who don’t live with me. For an “etremeovert” like me (extreme extrovert) these are not happy times, ya’ll....
BREAKING NEWS!!!

BREAKING NEWS!!!

“Partner’s Touch Reduces Pain For Laboring Person!” In a recent study published in Nature, it was discovered that a partner’s touch resulted in something the researchers termed, “physiological coupling.” The same study also found that empathetic touch from the partner...
EnCouragement

EnCouragement

Interview with Jennifer Fisher of EnCourage Doula Care (NOTE: While I hope that this post will provide information and be a positive resource for women and families, it’s important to note that the subject matter of this post involves pregnancy loss and...
Being Present

Being Present

Or, “The True Gift of Labor Support” I got called out of retirement and had the privilege and honor of being the doula at the birth of Baby M born just over two months ago. I’ve been asked by many couples over the years if I would consider being their...
The Secret Ingredient = LOVE

The Secret Ingredient = LOVE

MT’s Famous Turkey & Rice Soup There’s a certain alchemy that can happen in cooking… It’s not just about putting flavors together and being satisfied with delicious results. Sometimes, if a recipe you’ve watched your Mom make too many times to count, a...

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