5 Faves: Birth, Breastfeeding, and Mothering

Five Faves: Birth, Breastfeeding, Parenting facebook fanpages

In honor of Cinco de Mayo on this lovely 5/5, here’s a list of 5 of my favorite birthy and early parenting Facebook fan pages: Birthing from Within Childbirth Connection Kelly Mom Attachment Parenting International Momma Zen   Birthing from Within Birthing From Within provides books, products, certification programs, and events for anyone interested in childbirth. We are on the cutting edge, offering mindful, compassionate and dynamic childbirth and parenting preparation. Find a wonderful class or doula near you! Take a workshop and change your perspective on what birth … [Read more...]

Book Giveaway: The Happiest Mom

Book Giveaway: The Happiest Mom

Knowing what makes you tick as a mom can boost your happiness waaaay up. Meagan Francis, author of The Happiest Mom, talks about that today—and gives you a chance to win a copy of her new book, The Happiest Mom. (Details at the end of this post!) Yesterday, mom-of-five Meagan shared what she learned about happiness from her unexpected stint as a single mom. After she and her husband divorced when their second child was a toddler, Meagan realized she was responsible for her own happiness. She dedicated herself to figuring out what made her tick and what ticked her off. Here's a peek at some … [Read more...]

Dream Eggs

Dream Eggs

I love art projects. Here's one I did a couple of weeks ago with my women's circle: Drawing on the hopeful energy of springtime and the promise of fertility, we decorated eggs to express the dreams and intentions we’d most love to give birth to in our lives. … [Read more...]