Hope for Justice Trip, My Journey to Cambodia

I went into 2018 grieving some significant losses. My father in law in October of 2017 and early in 2018, my 22 year old cousin. It was one of those places in life you start questioning everything. The sadness is always lingering and the good things get harder to see. I thought I needed to…

Postpartum Doula, Newborn Night Nanny and Baby Nurse

What kind of postpartum care will you need after the birth of your newborn? Have you thought about what your life will look after the birth of your newborn? Do you think having some kind of postpartum support will help you transition into parenting? Here, you will hopefully be able to determine what kind of…

Stop Momma, Stop

My youngest son started his Sophomore year of high school a few weeks ago. I was a sophomore when I met his dad. My oldest son is 20, the same age we were when we became pregnant with him. Just to put some context to it so you know where I am coming from. This…

6 Ways Doulas Can Encourage Dads

Dads sometimes have a hard time coming to terms with the fact that their baby’s are not born doing high fives and fist bumps. Lets face it, newborns are no fun, (to most). It’s ok dads! We got you covered. Encourage dads to do skin to skin. Of course skin to skin is important for…

Wednesday’s Wisdom

Here we go….. I have just added a bit of pressure to myself by calling this blog “Wednesday’s Wisdom”. Meaning, there should be some type of wisdom shared every Wednesday until the end of time. Or until I have run out of things to say, which if you know me, will never happen. Sometimes I…