Fear

Releasing Fear If You Are Afraid Of Going Into Labor And Having A Baby

Content Warning: This post mentions infant loss, grief, death, sexual abuse/trauma.  Fear About Labor Is Normal If you have some fear surrounding labor and the birth of your baby, you are normal. This is all so normal. You are programmed…
Environment

Environment: Preparing Your Birth Space

Your Birth Environment The environment where you birth and meet your baby is very important. You are a mammal. Mammals love to be in a safe place away from predators so that they can focus on their birth and bringing their babies into the world.…
D is For Doula

Doula: Your Coach For Game Day

A Doula Is Worth The Moolah! A doula is a professional that supports you during pregnancy and labor. And the right doula will even support you during the first several weeks of life with your new baby. I can't talk to you about doulas as a…
C is For Birth + Parenting Classes

Houston Birth + Parenting Classes

Birth + Parenting Classes You're looking for  birth + parenting classes in Houston. You have ideas of what pregnancy, birth, and caring for a newborn is like. You have a plan in mind of how you want to birth and parent your baby. But you…
Birth Ball During Pregnancy, Labor and Postpartum

Birth Ball: Tool For Pregnancy, Labor, And Postpartum

What Is A Birth Ball? Once upon a time you bought a giant exercise ball. And it has lived in your garage ever since. Or you know a guy or gal that has one. That's a birth ball. A birth ball is a giant inflatable ball. Exercise balls can be…
Acupressure for pregnancy, birth & postpartum

Acupressure And Acupuncture For Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum

What Is Acupuncture? Acupuncture originated in ancient China. It is a system of alternative healing that involves puncturing the skin with small needles to relieve medical, mental, and emotional illness and struggles. It is believed to restore…
video games

Video Games - If Mom-ing Were A Video Game, I'd Be...

Video Games Are Taking Over Our Lives If a video game were to literally take over your life, what would it be called? What are the main features? How do you win the video game? Is there a video game that already resembles your life? The Sims…
travel

Travel - My Best Hack For Traveling With Kids

Travel Is Gonna Go Down! You made the decision to travel with your kid(s). And you're dreading it. Because travel with kids is a little bit crazy. Especially to those of us who love planning, organized packing, and things going according to…
birth

My Best Advice For The Parent NOT Birthing The Baby

Your Partner Is Going To Give Birth To Your Baby This  birth advice applies to anyone regardless of gender if someone else is birthing a baby that you're going to raise. So, the baby is coming. The big day is fast approaching. We all know…