My dear sweetheart, I know how much you love me. I know you only want what's best for us, me and our family. I know that you carry the weight of our world on your shoulders and that you are doing everything in your power to keep the world safe and secure and risk free… Continue reading Dear Sweetheart – What I wish you understood about what I want…
For some reason our society has this belief that holding our children will somehow spoil them. I beg to differ and so does Anthropologist, Dr. Ashley Montagu who sadly passed away in 1999. He left behind the book Touching: the Human Significance of the Skin. Dr. Montagu states, “The language of the senses, in which… Continue reading Hold Them All You Want!
I can do that -- most of the time. As a truly independent childbirth educator, I set my own schedule. Birth work is all I do so I, most of the time, can create a class schedule that fits the needs of the student. I don't like hearing expectant women talk about how they wanted… Continue reading “I Need a Childbirth Class Schedule that Fits MY Schedule”
I've recently had people ask me to give the 5 steps or things one should do to prepare for a satisfying birth experience. So, here they are - my opinion: 1. Read POSITIVE birth stories. When reading a birth story pay close attention to what you are feeling. Does any part of the birth story… Continue reading 5 Steps to a Satisfying Birth Experience
That may seem like a stupid question but ARE YOU? If you don't know what your rights are as a parent then I can guarantee that you don't have any rights. I can also guarantee that you are part of the problem. There is more going on then you may be aware of. Pull your… Continue reading Are You Protecting Your Parental Rights?