Nine Ways to Build Each Other Up

Summer is on the way which means many of us will end up at the playground or in other social gatherings more often than usual. There’s a pretty good chance you’ll be among other mamas in those situations and I see it as the perfect opportunity to build each other up. Days can be hard and the last thing we need is to feel worse. Let’s get in the habit of sharing kindness, compassion and […]

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Three Ways to Be a Better Parent

It’s a fact: parenting is hard work. Whether you’ve been doing it for decades or days you’ve probably already been turned on to the fact that this is one of the most difficult, if not the most difficult, jobs you’ve ever had to do. The long hours, the demands, the pressure of making the right decisions for your precious little humans – it’s a lot! If you’re like the rest of us, your patience can […]

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Mama, Your Ears Are So Big!

All of sudden, after the birth of your first baby, you are a parent. The day before you weren’t and now here you are with the greatest, most challenging job that exists. You’ve been warned about all the things that will happen, good and bad, from friends, family and especially strangers. You’ve been told strange and daunting tales of never sleeping again, committing to years without time alone (including bathroom time) and what can and […]

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Doulas

A birth doula is an educated and experienced woman (usually) that supports a woman and her partner (if there is one) prenatally, during labor and birth and postnatally. She offers the mama support physically, mentally and emotionally in various ways. Maybe you knew all that but here are five things you might not know about doulas. Not all doulas are hippies and you don’t need to be one either. There are all kinds of doulas […]

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