I talk to moms who are experiencing postpartum depression on a daily basis. I know there are days when the overwhelm of it all seems too much, and it feels like it can never get better. So many days is not enough to say ‘count your blessings’ or ‘it gets better’. First you can argue with yourself (either way you … Read More
Bye-Bye Stuff To Die!
Spring is such a beautiful time, and it is spring in the northern hemisphere. Every time spring comes around again I will admit I am super excited to see what is going to pop up in my garden, and what died over the winter. Part of what is rewarding for me is seeing what remained healthy and weathered the freeze, and what … Read More
Our stories are a way to honor ourselves
My group call earlier this week addressed the way in which other people’s birth stories affect our fear of, or peace with, our own birth – sometimes even before it happens. In the case of a pregnancy the stories affect us as we prepare, with each story going into a category of ‘that could happen to me’ or ‘that was … Read More
What does failure look like?
Last month I went on several adventures – one was to a family reunion where I was able to do some reading, just hang out with family, and reconnect with several people I have not seen in years. I enjoy my family – I came by my adventuresome spirit honestly and they are a great group of people.Since I was … Read More
Pain from trauma or loss
I read a very touching account of two births this week. A brave mom named Meg gave me permission to share her story. She blogged about the very different experiences she had during the birth of her daughter and the birth of her son. She shared the story in such a way that it was so easy to see how … Read More
Are you worthy?
Upcoming events: Tuesday July 8th: Coming To Peace With A Less Than Peaceful Birth callfor anyone who felt betrayed by their body or support team – no previous workshop attendance necessary.Also July 8th: Active Mindset Creator call for previous workshop attendees Dear friend , While reading a story about a person whose life experiences included abuse at the hands of a famous person I … Read More
Just Listen to Yourself!
Upcoming events: Tuesday July 8th: Coming To Peace With A Less Than Peaceful Birth call for anyone who felt betrayed by their body or support team – no previous workshop attendance necessary. Also July 8th: Active Mindset Creator call for previous workshop attendees Dear Fellow Active Mindset Creator, I was honored to be at the Postpartum Support International Dinner last night. If you are not … Read More
A quick news tidbit… News: I love helping people with Active Mindset Creation (ok, so that part is not news!) AND I have a passion for pregnant and birthing mommas.Why this is important: I have been giving a session on Healing Birth Traumas at midwifery conferences for years. I love that session, and have integrated it into my Midwife Mindset workshops.I have seen time and … Read More
Coming to Peace with a Less-Than-Peaceful Birth
Upcoming events: Tuesday June 10th: Coming To Peace With A Less Than Peaceful Birth call Also June 10th: Active Mindset Creator call for previous workshop attendees My daughter and I just returned home from an amazing week in Atlanta with my business mentor, Christine Kane, at Uplevel Your Business Live. The women (and a few men) at that event were amazing people who are … Read More
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