Simple, but powerful moments with Dad.

I love my father so much and honor his memory, happy Father’s Day Dad! I think it is all about the simple, but powerful moments with dad. Not only on Father’s day, but every day. They add up and it’s typically the smallest things that matter most. This father’s day I want to encourage you to…

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World Doula Week. Why Doulas are for everyone!

world doula week

March 22-28 is World Doula Week! The theme for 2021 is #Doulas Find A Way. As I celebrate World Doula Week I began to reflect on the past 12 months of the pandemic. I see doulas everywhere changing the lives of parents-to-be in different ways than once considered. Normal it seems, is a far fetched,…

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Holidays

The holidays can be such a lovely time of year. They can also bring social pressure, overwhelm, consumerism, and guilt. There’s so much merriment, so much anticipation, and yet…the holidays can also feel like a lot of pressure to preform, to conform, and to consume. Let’s navigate this season with our sanity and sense of…

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Birthday Kisses from an Angel

My mother’s birthday was today. Wanda would’ve been seventy-two years old, celebrating next to me, if I had it my way. Instead, I find myself in nature where I feel closest to her. While hiking up Grizzly Creek, I find myself surrounded by PURPLE BUTTERFLIES and I can feel her spirit all around me. Her…

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Introducing The Family Nest

I am manifesting a physical location for The Family Nest in Carbondale, CO, but I would love participation from our wonderful community in creating strategic alliances. The Family Nest is a home like atmosphere with many wonderful practitioners. There to give advice, educate, and support a large beautiful community of loving families. I would love…

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The Value of Labor Support

The Purpose and Value of Labor Support. There are many benefits to a mother and her family for having labor support. One benefit is improvements with labor and delivery outcomes. According to the 2014 statement by the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecologist. There has been a decrease in the use of Pitocin, lower risk…

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