ROUTINES, GIFTS IN DISGUISE!

Posted on: January 27, 2020 | Babies, birth, Children, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Feeding, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, sleep

Routines. It’s not a bad word I promise! In fact, quite the opposite. A routine can be a saving grace in the day in the life of a new mother. In an already whirlwind realm of the unknown, having a routine (note: not schedule!) allows one to face the day head on with confidence. What’s the difference between a routine and a schedule? So glad you asked! By definition, a . . .

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The Golden Hour

Posted on: January 20, 2020 | Babies, birth, Body, Information, Motherhood, Postpartum Doulas, Relationships

You’ve pushed the last push, and baby has emerged into the world. You’re sweaty, exhausted, and overjoyed to be over the hump of labor. You feel your crying babe placed on your chest. And as if you two are the only ones in the room, you gaze into each other’s eyes. Lost in a pool of Oxytocin and synchronization. The seconds continue on. The minutes pass by. A towel has . . .

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Everybody’s Working For The Weekend

Posted on: January 17, 2020 | Children, Community, Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Love, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Relationships, Uncategorized

Thanks Loverboy! However, for many families, the weekends are just as busy (or even busier) than the weekends.  Did you know that taking the weekends to recharge can leave you even more drained? Find that time whether it be an hour here, a few hours there, or a whole day away to indulge. To indulge in Y.O.U! Your family loves YOU. Your little sleepless newborn babe loves you. You love . . .

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Childbirth Education

Posted on: January 6, 2020 | birth, Birth Work, Body, classes, education, Famillies, Information

Taking a childbirth education class is an important, yet often looked over step in “preparing for baby” checklists. Whether one is expecting to welcome their first child, or looking to do birth a little different with their 4th, 6th, 10th child, an extensive class in childbirth education will equip parents with tools that can help educate and empower one in their birthing experience. Let’s discuss what to look for in . . .

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G- Growth and Development

Posted on: December 7, 2019 | Activity, Babies, Body, Children, Community, Famillies, Information, Parenting

Growth restricted. Failure to thrive. Supplementing. Growth charts. Percentiles. Growth spurts. Premature. Full-term.  For most parents, these phrases can generate anxiety and self-doubt. Am I starving my baby? What am I doing wrong? Maybe if I feed them more, this would rectify itself. Truth is, while there are charts, guidelines, and perimeters, genetic and family history play a big role in development.  Just when you begin to feel that you . . .

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