No “Training” Needed

I read this article from the New York Times and let me first acknowledge all of the really great things the author writes about as a new Momma: the need she has to ask her partner for more help, the attempts she makes to encourage her partner to show up and participate as a new […]

Sex After Baby: Don’t Believe the Hype!

My “Momma Tribe” was a diverse group of women from all over the city. We were ten first-time Mommas that gathered weekly for a couple of hours to support each other in the hard work of mothering. This group of live and local Mommas differed from each other in lots of ways, but our kids […]

The “Man-Cold”

Instead of resenting our partners and how they recover from a “man-cold” maybe we should be taking notes.

A Dream Come True

Not so long ago, I saw one my dreams come true. Not everybody gets to say that – I’m so lucky! This was a dream that took hold about four years ago. And a lot has happened in that time to make this dream a reality… I met Elly Taylor online in a Facebook forum […]

Appreciation is Key – Don’t Forget to Say Thank You!

Let’s get real for a minute… Parenting is hard. Really hard. And here’s where I need to give a sincere shout-out to all of you who are doing this work solo. You deserve a standing ovation. Seriously. Single parenting is double, triple and on some days I’d imagine, quadruple harder than when you have a partner […]

What About the Partners???

http://www.animalplanet.com/wild-animals/photos/amazing-animal-dads/ I just had a private session with a couple who are expecting their second baby in about four weeks. I’d worked with them privately the first go-around due to her unique work schedule – trying to get into a one-day express class was not even an option. And while I always encourage people to […]

Calling All Partners!

We need to do a better job of welcoming Dads and Partners into the world of pregnancy and birth. Period.