Baby RJ’s Birth Story

The instant of birth is exquisite. Pain and joy are one at this moment. Ever after, the dim recollection is so sweet that we speak to our children with a gratitude they never understand.       Madline Tiger Well, it has been an eventful week! I am currently typing this while holding my sleeping newborn and I […]

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Preparations for home birth

At 37 weeks pregnant I have been in full-blown nesting mode for some time now. It wasn’t until recently, though, that I started making mega preparations for the home birth I hope to successfully have. My reason for choosing a home birth is because I am confident in my ability to birth a baby. I […]

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My Beautycounter Must Haves and 20% off site-wide!

**I will be compensated for purchases made through the links on this page.  I talk a lot on this blog about why I feel it is important to know what is in the products that you are using and there is no better time than now to try some! Have you been eyeing Beautycounter for […]

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Halfway There With Baby Number Two!

**Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, nurse, naturopath, midwife, or medical practitioner. All opinions are my own and are what work for me in pregnancy as a result of consulting with my medical team. This post contains shopping and affiliate links – please see my disclosure section for more information.  Well, here we are again! […]

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Bump day post: why I am choosing to have a doula

This blog post will focus on my reasons for choosing a doula – prior to delivery. I wanted to write this ahead of time as I am a first-time mom and I don’t entirely know what to expect, or know at all. I wanted to document this now and then compare these reasons to my […]

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Bump Day Inspirations

I am new to this whole pregnancy thing but I have joined some pregnancy and mom’s groups that are really informative and the community helps to let me know that what I am experiencing is normal. The ability to speak freely with other pregnant women and mothers  can help to quell fears or just provide […]

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