We Are Their Windows

As a first time mom it’s easy to get dragged down by the daily grind of mothering small children. Sometimes I lose sight of how truly important the job of mothering is. Yet, each day I have the opportunity to help mold another human being. For a very short time...
Building a Cloth Diaper Stash

Building a Cloth Diaper Stash

When I found out I was pregnant, I couldn’t wait to start building my cloth diaper stash! I started researching cloth diapers and soon became overwhelmed. All the different types and brands plus the cloth diaper lingo made my head spin! So mamas, here are some...
Guarding Against Performance Driven Parenting

Guarding Against Performance Driven Parenting

Early on I learned to love thrill of working hard and performing well. In elementary school I struggled with reading. I didn’t understand what was “wrong” with me and felt stupid, insecure, and ashamed because I wasn’t like the other kids....
My Natural Birth: Delivery at the Hospital

My Natural Birth: Delivery at the Hospital

Now to continue onto the second chapter of my birth story, delivery at the hospital… With the okay from my midwife, Dianne, we gathered our things, waddled me to the car, and were on our way to Newton Wellesley Hospital. Being 12:30 am there was hardly anyone...
My Natural Birth: Laboring at Home

My Natural Birth: Laboring at Home

When expecting my first baby, I loved reading positive birth stories. So I’m thrilled to share my natural birth story with you. Whether it’s in a hospital or at home, with a doctor or a midwife, completely natural or with interventions, every birth is a...