April 18, 2018

I am struggling with the beginning of this piece because I don’t actually know where to start.  I have been thinking so much about what I do, how I do it, why I book up, what I provide, and how to be better.  I am usually triggered by something I read that gets my brai...

July 24, 2017

It was supposed to be this....

But instead it's this....

July 24th 2017 was my due date. But I know he would have been born today, actually right about now. As I was putting the kids to bed I had insane cramping, but my period wasn't supposed to be here for another three...

July 3, 2017

Tonight is the eve of my "Doulaversary." I am filled with so many emotions right now and I hope I am able to convey them coherently to you.  I write this as my phone sits next to me on loud as I await the call of a client due tomorrow July 3rd. 

Last year I de...

April 7, 2017

So my mom has always complained that it takes her a good while to get the kids unbuckled in their car seats.  I knew it wasn't the car seat that was the problem, well um it was my mom (sorry mom). She has these wolverine like nails; okay maybe not wolverine but pretty...

December 9, 2016

NOTE: My blog is killing my photo's, I will be moving hosts shortly :) 

6:30am I pull into the parking garage. I expect to ascend numerous levels just as I had done 3 days prior but an open spot awaited me not ten steps away from the hospital entrance.  This is a good s...

December 3, 2016

Since I could remember, I have always had a soft compassionate heart for others.  I rooted for the underdog, I sat with the new kid at lunch, I defended those being bullied, and I even kicked a little butt as a kid on the playground when needed (I do not condone violen...

November 18, 2016

 Photo Credit: Max Grey 

I woke up that Saturday morning feeling terrible.  My body was achy, my lower abdomen was crampy, and my head was pounding.  I went to the bathroom and wiped the beginning of my first postpartum period away.  I grabbed a pad that I had left...

October 12, 2016

I found a bag of crushed crackers and a second plastic bag containing plain cooked pasta on the floor at the school playground upon arrival.  I looked around to find the culprit but was sure they had already left.  I spotted a middle aged woman, walked a few steps towa...

October 7, 2016


You post something controversial on your wall and frantically wait idly by your phone to see who is going to support your message or who is going to spit fire at you. I know the feeling all too well.  I am often asked how I keep my confidence and heart when fac...

August 2, 2016

This is a fun one! You would think by my second child I might have nailed it down in the nursing bra department. NOPE!  It wasn't until literally two weeks ago, when i discovered Cake Maternity, that I actually found a regular every day bra and a sports bra that worked...

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