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Empowered Pregnancy Summit

  While many woman love being pregnant, it was a struggle for me.  The changes in my body, the rush of hormones, the intense emotions, the fears….it was all so intense! Despite diligently preparing for each birth, none of them went the way I imagined, requiring me to work with disappointment and ultimately acceptance.  I had friends also sharing in …

The True Teacher Within

Are you a rule follower?  I am.  Always have been.  I even feel guilty when I park a bit askew, getting too close to the next car.  But right now, my tendency to “toe the line” is not serving me!  As I keep adjusting to life with a newborn whose needs change daily, I hear myself repeating the “rules” from …

Acceptance

My new daughter Gretta is 3 weeks old and continues to amaze me…except at night when the sleep deprivation sets in and I can’t remember how many times I’ve pulled myself out of bed to feed, soothe, comfort or rock.  This morning, I found myself pulling baby books off my shelf searching for tips about how to improve our sleep …