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So what is Mothercare?

And why should you care? Mothercare is a word I created to parallel the term childcare which focuses on providing the basic necessities for children.  However, many parents want care providers for their young ones who exceed the basics. In

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Babypod: Useless Pregnancy Crap

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Has The HUFFPOST gone the way of The Onion?!  Offering satirical faux news stories to give us a laugh??  Well, this latest article from HUFFPOST Parents has gone one step too far.  Actually now that I sit to type this

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SUP and Childbirth

I didn't choose my board; like we don't choose our bodies.  We just gotta go with what we have.

Yep, I am making that comparison.  S.U.P or Stand Up Paddle Boarding can be like labor and childbirth. A few weeks ago I did it.  I joined one of my life mentors, Lisa Marie Jenkins and a group of about

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Back To School: Doula for Mom

Mom's Corner: a place for mom to just be comfortable.

So a birth doula is around for women and their families during pregnancy, labor, and birth.  But what does a doula do when none of her clients are in labor?  Well, me…I am out and about in my community!  Not

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A Gratitude List??

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More often than not, when clients reach their estimated due date or are still pregnant after it, they ask “what can I do to get labor started?”  In addition to nipple stimulation and drink red raspberry leaf tea, my reply

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Doulas: fee or for free?

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The question can be different than: should people pay money for my doula services, or should my gift to the community be my service as a doula?  Whether a doula works for a fee or for free makes little difference.

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Pregnancy Photo Shoot: Yes or No?

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I have had the pleasure of sitting down with the best pregnancy photographer in my area, Brandi Morris.  (Enchanted Forest Photography’s Sheri Kendrick takes the cake for best baby photog in town!)  Through our conversation my opinion of pregnancy photo

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6 Often Forgotten Hospital Bag Must Haves:

Here are some valuable and often forgotten items for everyone’s hospital bag: – Cash, bills and coins Most hospitals have valet with whom you can drop off your car, but to get that same car may require some cash-ola (many

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