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Posted on January 24th, 2014 by
Top Ten Immune Boosters         1 –LISTEN TO YOUR BODY. Your body will warn you with subtle signs when your immune system is fighting something off. Most early signs are behavioural (especially in children) like being more tired than usual, feeling inexplicably cranky, appetite changes, etc. Pay ...
Posted on November 30th, 2013 by
Being pregnant can be hard.  Living, caring for & supporting a pregnant woman can (arguably) be equally as hard.  Avoid these 3 mistakes as you navigate through this amazing journey called fatherhood, and I promise, it’ll be at least a little easier than it would otherwise. If you’re like many fath...
Posted on October 10th, 2013 by
We as doulas are often asked many of the same initial questions. So, I thought we could answer some of those questions up front for you. But I wanted to give everyone a better understanding. Just as each mother is similar but unique, so is a doula. These answers are from two separate doulas (not me)...
Posted on September 18th, 2013 by
Guest post authored by Laura Schmalfeldt, labor & birth doula at Embracing Labor. That's right, I'm sitting in my big comfy bed, while my beautiful children nap, researching and writing about poop. This is my life.  I am currently in the beginning stages of potty training my little boy. (insert si...
Posted on March 2nd, 2013 by
by Susie Waltonwww.indigovillage.com  All parents want the best for their children. When I had my first child at the age of 24 I knew I wanted the best for him, however, I never took the time to ask myself, "What does wanting the best for my child really mean to me?" When I finally sat down and ask...
Posted on March 2nd, 2013 by
by Anne Salazar-Dunbar, Therapeutic Herbalisthttp://www.thenaturalife.com/herbalist  Stress is a fact of life, no matter who you are, or what your circumstances are. Stress can be a good thing, when it is handled properly. It can be the source of healthy change and growth in our lives. But most of ...
Posted on March 1st, 2013 by
Maintaining mental/emotional wellness can sometimes be difficult. There is a continual mood swap in our lives between ups and downs, which can be most apparent when a woman is pregnant, struggling with infertility, or dealing with the changes a new baby brings. When these emotions become difficult t...
Posted on January 26th, 2013 by
By James Goodlatte  Experts and evidence suggest that useful, positive thinking can shape the body, heal internally, and even grow a healthier child during pregnancy. A pregnant woman’s thoughts have a physical connection to her unborn child. “Everything the pregnant mother feels and thinks is commu...
Posted on January 26th, 2013 by
By James Goodlatte  Negativity or positivism during pregnancy can alter neural development and affect genetic expression, according to some researchers in the field of epigenetics. By causing a chemical hormonal response, pregnancy perceptions affect physical development of babies, and may also alte...
Posted on January 25th, 2013 by
By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of Kid Cooperation, Perfect Parenting and Hidden Messages Is your marriage everything you ever hoped it could be? Or has it been pushed down your list of priorities since having children? Let’s face it, parenthood is a full-time job, and it dramatically changes your mar...