Back When I Was a Perfect Parent

Back When I Was a Perfect Parent

Believe it or not there was a brief time that I felt like a perfect parent.  I remember it distinctly because I believe it was the only moment in time this has ever happened.  I had 2 small children, my oldest was about 3 and my second born was 1.  I had just finished...

Write it Down-Baby Books and Memeories

As I have become the proud mama of an 18 year old boy I have done much reflection on my role as mom.  This has been a bitter sweet experience, as I am sure it is for all moms out there.  Although there has been a few regrets this is probably one of the biggest.  I did...
Baby Apps You Should Really Check Out

Baby Apps You Should Really Check Out

The wave of technology that has occurred over, even the last 5 years is staggering.  What they say is really true “There’s an app for that” and in the baby world this is no exception.  Here are some apps we have found that seem would be a good...
It’s All About the LATCH

It’s All About the LATCH

  So breastfeeding isn’t going according to the dream?  Well you are certainly not alone.  The majority of women experience some difficulties establishing breastfeeding for the first time. These expectant moms watch other women out there effortlessly...

Survival Guide: Post Birth Recovery

The baby has finally arrived, and they are so cute and the love of your life!  So why do you feel so…..tired, uncertain, sore, teary, cranky, hot, sweaty, leaky, unattractive……happy, proud, organized, wise and joyful?  Well if that is the list of...

When Are You Ready for Another Baby?

There are many factors to consider when thinking about whether or not you are ready for another baby.  Are you prepared physically, emotionally, mentally, financially?  What are the pros and cons of spacing?  What are your priorities? What can you handle?  And what...
Unanimous List for a Successful Birth Experience for DAD

Unanimous List for a Successful Birth Experience for DAD

  Through my 11 years experience teaching families how to prepare for their birth experience I have carefully created a top 10 list for dads (or support partners) to help them successfully navigate the waters of childbirth and be the rock star when it is all said and...
Supporting the Continuity of Care Model of Childbirth

Supporting the Continuity of Care Model of Childbirth

    In a world of fast pace    impersonal disconnection is it  any wonder that women and  families are finding their  pregnancy and birth experience  anything more than fast pace  and impersonally disconnected?  We are in a society of mass  production lines. Women go...