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 […]
Research shows safe planned home birth, how do we support moms to not fail?
I never wanted to give birth at home. “How foolish” I would think back in the summer of 2012. And looking back I can pinpoint that I really meant “how scary, unknown, and foreign.” The the reality is, that was just my culture and lack of understanding talking. Quite honestly, it was also I think […]
Prioritizing exercise after a new baby doesn’t have to be a challenge!
Do babies learn in the womb? What they know at birth.
For years, doctors thought babies were born without any familiarity with the outside world. But recent research is changing this, offering insights into what babies comprehend and remember after they’re born, and how that information prepares them for the outside world. Doctors are starting to realize that babies begin to engage their senses and learn […]
How to succeed at WAHM life with a fussy newborn in tow
In the last 5 years, I have built a few different home businesses as a work at home mom raising toddlers and newborn babies. The whirlwind of bringing a new child into the home is already enough to rock the boat and challenge family dynamics, but trying to actually get work done too can sometimes […]