Homeschool

Our First Visit To The Tennessee State Museum

We recently took our first unschooling trip to the Tennessee State Museum. Let me just say it was amazing. We went room by room and learned about the history of Tennessee by time period.  Before I jump into everything we saw let me start from the beginning. A few important tips take your time, eat… Continue reading Our First Visit To The Tennessee State Museum

Product reviews

The best sleep sack you’ll ever need to buy

I have to be honest and say I have never used a sleep sack before. We normally just put pajamas on the kids and off to bed they so. I wasn't a fan of having to completely take off the sack to change a diaper and running the high possibility of waking up the baby. This… Continue reading The best sleep sack you’ll ever need to buy

Homeschool

Nashville homeschool field trips

As we start out unschooling journey I started to research places I wanted to visit. I wanted to have a list of places that we would enjoy as a family. Places that would offer learning opportunities and the kids would enjoy. After all the options for learning are endless when you are having fun and exploring your… Continue reading Nashville homeschool field trips

Pregnancy and Birth

How to have an easy labor: Fetal Ejection Reflex

For those who have given birth in a place of assistance or watched the movies, you hear the provider tell you when to push. What would happen if we allowed fetal ejection reflex to take over? When a mother is left undisturbed in a place where she feels safe her birth experience will be an… Continue reading How to have an easy labor: Fetal Ejection Reflex

Homeschool

So, you want to homeschool. How do you get started?

You want to start homeschool but where do you start? I am going through this same process and thought why not share my experience as I am going through it. I will go over why we decided to homeschool, our state requirements and homeschool options. You'll also have a link to find your teaching style… Continue reading So, you want to homeschool. How do you get started?

Pregnancy and Birth

How to understand the stages of labor?

How many labor stages do you think there are? If you answered four then you are correct. Each and every labor stage is part of having a successful birth and recovery. While you may experience a little different from one person to another we all go through the stages. What are the labor stages? First Stage… Continue reading How to understand the stages of labor?

Pregnancy and Birth

Everything you’ll need to know about the placenta

I have been a little MIA on posting because well mama needed a metal break. This post we will discuss everything placenta. For the common birth setting our society has built the placenta is only used to provide nutrients while the baby is growing. After delivery, it becomes medical waste after but is it really? Our… Continue reading Everything you’ll need to know about the placenta

Pregnancy and Birth

Signs you need to know to transfer

With any birth, there are things that can be a cause for concern. Knowing the signs to transfer can be what keeps things from being cautious to being life and death. No one wants to think that something will happen to them but things do happen. You need to know the signs. As you may… Continue reading Signs you need to know to transfer

Pregnancy and Birth

What you need to know to help you find the perfect doula

From the moment you find out you are expecting you wonder about all the things you should now do. You ask for recommendations for the best doctor or midwife. You then wonder if you should really hire a doula and if it is ok to hire someone who is still training. What are the best… Continue reading What you need to know to help you find the perfect doula

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Pregnancy and Birth

How to forget the backlash and negative Nancy

With any decision you make in life you have that one person that wants to be negative Nancy. When it comes to pregnancy and birth it is no different. If you tell someone you want a cesarean section you are wrong because it is dangerous and has risk. If you decide to have a hospital… Continue reading How to forget the backlash and negative Nancy