This past weekend I was in my happy place surrounded by competitive volleyball. These girls have put in the hours on the court training to win their way to the girls junior national championship tournament over the last 5 months. When I was their age I did the same thing; trained my way to the
I had my very first TRAIN FOR BIRTH workshop this month! I had 3 expecting mommas with their support person close by. We did 2.5 hours of education, movement, labor position, birthing positions, mental birth zone training, stretching and question answering. These mommas TRAINED!! They are all have the GOAL of an all natural birth
TRAIN: If someone trains you to do something, they teach you the skills that you need in order to do it. If you train to do something, you learn the skills that you need in order to do it. -Collins Dictionary To prepare someone or be prepared for a job, activity or sport by learning
Do you fear birth? Especially that “C” word? You are not alone! TV has expecting parents worried and fearing birth. About 99% of shows/movies has labor kicking off with the water breaking, sudden unbearable contractions and off they go in a panic to the nearest hospital with the laboring mom screaming hateful things to another.
I am 43 years old with 2 adult children, 20 and 18. This past weekend I was asked by another woman if I was expecting. I lowered my head, rubbed by belly, giggled softly and said “no ma’am that is my 18 year postpartum belly.” The photo attached to this article is my current physique.
TRAIN: If someone trains you to do something, they teach you the skills that you need in order to do it. If you train to do something, you learn the skills that you need in order to do it. -Collins Dictionary To prepare someone or be prepared for a job, activity or sport by learning skills
As you can tell by the title, this blog post will be dramatic. I have been a stay at home mom for 19 years. This past week I was FIRED!! At least it feels that way. My kids decided to grow up, leave the nest and live their own lives. How dare them!! They have
Photo Credit: RendonPhoto My doula the volleyball player has turned into doula the soccer player all in the same season. Last year the high school soccer coach attended one of my daughter’s volleyball games. The next day he stopped her in the hallway at school and asked her to come be his goalie. He wanted
My daughter just finished her 5th club volleyball season. From January to July we have a pretty intense schedule with practices, tournaments every other weekend and travel. We spend hours upon hours and miles upon miles in the car, in the gym and on a plane. By the end of the season we are worn
6 out of my 8 Doula clients in 2016, birthed their babies nothing but natural. Each birthing mom found her birth zone to achieve her desired natural birth. As her Doula, I helped her get into her birth zone and helped her maintain it to bring her baby to her arms. Watching her find her