The warmth of a good book is sometimes better than a friend. The words hit nerves to inspire and encourage us, the stories embrace our curiosities and comfort our pains, and they help connect us to the truth that the human experience is not all that different from person to person. Stacks of books tuck […]
What exactly is authoritative parenting and what makes it so helpful?
The Definitive Guide to Authoritative Parenting and How to Do It Right The primary purpose I have here is to help parents, especially young and new parents, understand how to interact with and relate to their children in a way that positively impacts their development. There are many trends, terms, and different parenting styles including […]
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How to make a meaningful baby registry when you already have kids
Expecting a 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or beyond baby is usually less about all new things and more about pulling out tubs of clothes, washing pillow cases and old baby blankets, and dusting off baby gear. However, I do believe there is definitely a need to make a baby registry even if you already have kiddos! […]
13 most important supplies to add to a home birth kit
I have had 4 successful home births, including one unplanned free birth because baby came 10 to 15 minutes before the midwife got there. After hiring midwives in three different states and going through the birthing process so many times, I have not just followed their own lists of what they want in a home […]