Sophia and Jackson Most Popular Baby Names in 2018

Posted on: December 3, 2018 | Babies, Children, Famillies

According to https://www.babycenter.com/top-baby-names-2018.htm the most popular baby names for 2018 have been calculated. With more than half a million parents contributing their baby names to Baby Center’s research, the 2018 results are in! Sophia for a girl, and Jackson for a boy. What’s most interesting to us at Vegas Family Doulas, is that this will be the 9th consecutive year that Sophia has taken first place, and Jackson is on his . . .

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Is There A Dog Doula in the House?

Posted on: November 24, 2018 | Famillies, Love

A newborn is a newborn is a newborn, right? It’s to be expected to be on “high alert” for signs and symptoms of this or that. Feedings, crying, sleepless nights, etc etc etc. One of the favorite things of being a doula is allowing parents to sleep into the wee hours of the night peacefully, and waking up refreshed and ready to take on the day. Especially since I no . . .

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Vacation…All I Ever Wanted.

Posted on: October 20, 2018 | Children, Famillies, Motherhood, Parenting, Travel

Planning for a family vacation, let’s face it, “we” do it all! We truly, completely, unabashedly do it all. So why…WHY am I surprised when it’s expected of me? We have a tradition in our family that we celebrate 5 year old birthdays with a trip. So when my youngest child turned 5 in September, a trip we took. Along with our special “big sister” Jessica, Knotts Berry Farm and . . .

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Not Your Average Postpartum Support!

Posted on: September 10, 2018 | Birth Work, Famillies, Information, Postpartum Doulas, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Relationships

As postpartum doulas when explaining the nature of what we do, we often hear: “Oh, how I could have used you!” “I thought postpartum meant depression.” “Wow, I didn’t know that postpartum doulas existed!” These statements give us, doulas, mixed emotions. On one hand…Yes! There definitely is a need for what we do! And on the other hand…Darn, there is still so much work to do to educate the masses. . . .

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You Have Your Hands Full!

Posted on: September 3, 2018 | Children, Famillies, Love, Parenting

I never wanted to have children.   There I said it. Out-loud. To the masses. WHEW! Well, it’s just that, I wanted to be the aunt that spoiled all of my nieces and nephews. When I married my husband, we were on the same page. No children. Flash forward 15 years later and  we have 4 of God’s most beautiful blessings. Hey, It happens, right? And whether we were ready or . . .

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