New Normal

New Normal

How long is this going to take??? Every one of us around the world has been asked to isolate ourselves in our homes for an unspecified amount of time and figure out what our new normal looks like. I’ve been writing about the 4th Trimester and the idea of a new normal...
Connect-Disconnect-Reconnect

Connect-Disconnect-Reconnect

By the time you’re reading this, I will have dropped my kids off to school, kissed them goodbye and headed into a weekend with my husband to celebrate 23 years of marriage… Twenty-three years?! That’s a LOT of time, my friends! We’ve reached the point where we’ve been...
You Matter To Me

You Matter To Me

NOTE: I wrote this a couple of years ago when a wonderful mentor/colleague/friend of mine was going through a tough time. Today, most of us are going through a VERY tough time. But the birth workers I know – the childbirth educators, support group facilitators,...
#SolitudeCollaboration

#SolitudeCollaboration

I’m taking part in yet another Quest, put on by my friend and mentor, Jeffery Davis and his team at Tracking Wonder. Usually, I respond to the “instigations” proffered throughout the month of December on the private FB forum created for our group, but the latest has...
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...

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