Motherhood

This is Breastfeeding

February 25, 2013

Lilla Ban sent me this picture to share. I was taken back when I saw it. Not just because it’s gorgeous…a sweet baby, the lighting and breastfeeding, but because it perfectly captures those first few weeks of nursing. The boppy pillow, working on the latch, the way mom is holding her breast and the milk […]

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The Myth of the “Perfect Mother” {Have Grace with Yourself Mama}

February 23, 2013

As mothers, we have all experienced that moment. I know I have. When the second line popped up on the pregnancy test that I so desperately desired to see, I immediately began thinking about the future. I began thinking about what kind of mother I’d be. I had dreams of being the perfect mother. The […]

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Birth Without … Me! {A Story of Adoption and Supplemental Nursing}

February 4, 2013

I had NO water breaking, NO contractions, NO C-section, NO vaginal delivery, absolutely NO pain whatsoever; and yet there had been a birth. My daughter was born and needed a tube-feeding right away. Only it’s not what you think. It wasn’t for medical reasons. She was perfectly healthy. My baby and I were meeting each […]

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Intuition of the Modern Woman {Motherhood}

January 29, 2013

“Oftentimes I felt ridiculous giving my seal of approval to what was in reality such a natural thing to do, sort of like reinventing the wheel and extolling its virtues. Had parents’ intuition sunk so low that some strange man had to tell modern women that it was okay to sleep with their babies?” Dr. […]

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Earth Mama Angel Baby®

January 23, 2013

If you have not heard of Earth Mama Angel Baby®, be glad you visited our blog today! Earth Mama Angel Baby® is the only complete line of non-toxic, hospital recommended organic and natural herbal products and USDA Certified 100% Organic teas specifically formulated to support women throughout the common discomforts of childbirth, from pregnancy through […]

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Little Girls are Sugar and Spice…

January 17, 2013

…especially when taking a nap! Picture by Katelyn Demidow. Image by Ruthie Davis.

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A Mother’s Letter to Her Unborn Baby {Part 1; Birth Story to Follow}

January 8, 2013

Amy Hayden shares, “I wrote a letter to my son before I birthed him, and just wrote this one to my next little one. I’d love to see other moms do the same.” Check back tomorrow for the story of this lucky baby’s birth! “To my dear baby, As our time of being connected as […]

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The Mother Magazine {What it Offers Parents Around the World!}

January 7, 2013

The Mother magazine is an international, holistic parenting publication in print and have this to share with you… We aim to support your conscious parenting journey into integrated optimal health and wellbeing from pre-conception to organic death; conscious, connected parenting with an emphasis on personal responsibility. In the past 55 issues (and counting!) every aspect […]

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30 Meal Ideas in a Pinch {Motherhood}

January 3, 2013

What does this have to do with pregnancy and birth? Well it doesn’t. At least not directly. Adding in the focus of Motherhood into BWF, why not have a blog post to help a tired pregnant mama or a mother with a needy newborn and toddler? You know those days…the ones that just won’t end! […]

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Unique and Intuitive Parenting

January 2, 2013

Couldn’t agree more… Photographed by Katelyn Demidow.

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