Babe, I’m Leaving!

Babe, I’m Leaving!

But don’t worry… I’ll be back! One of the best ways I know how to strengthen the relationship with my husband is to leave him every once in a while. By creating some physical space between us, I find that we can come back to each other a little bit...
No Visitors Allowed

No Visitors Allowed

Photo by Linda Eller-Shein from Pexels We have this weird practice in our culture that no matter the circumstances of our birth, we should be leaving the doors to our room wide open so that everyone in the extended family can come and visit. The FBC...
It’s Called Labor for a Reason

It’s Called Labor for a Reason

One of the classes in my Childbirth Class series, we watch our first birth film. It’s usually a birth film using non-medicated coping techniques and comfort measures (i.e., no drugs.) We’ll get to Epidurals and Cesarean Birth eventually, but I try to show families...
Did You Know?

Did You Know?

While pregnant with my first, I had gotten used to getting kicked awake. But one morning, I woke up and – no movement. I made my way to the bathroom thinking the baby would start kicking any second… but no. I’d been up and out of bed for maybe five...

31 Days Writing Challenge

Starting October 1st, I am joining forces with many, many other “31 Day-ers” and committing to writing a blog post for each day in the month of October. If you are intrigued, head on over here http://write31days.com/ and check it out! There’s still...

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